dapifer

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin dapifer, from Latin daps (feast) + ferō (bear).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dapifer (plural dapifers)

  1. The servant that brings the meat to the table at a meal.
  2. The official title of the steward in a medieval English nobleman's household.
  3. The most senior of the five great officers of state in the medieval French royal court.