capitainerie

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French capitainerie; equivalent to capitaine +‎ -erie.

Noun[edit]

capitainerie f (plural capitaineries)

  1. port authority
  2. (obsolete) captaincy

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French capitainerie; equivalent to capitain +‎ -erie.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kap(ə)ˈtɛi̯n(ə)riː(ə)/, /kaːp(ə)ˈtɛi̯n(ə)riː(ə)/, /ˈkap(ə)tin(ə)riː(ə)/

Noun[edit]

capitainerie (plural capitaineries)

  1. (rare) The position of a military adminstrator of a fort or settlement.

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