maréchal (plural maréchals)
- A marshall in some French-speaking countries.
From Middle French mareschal, from Old French mareschal, marescal, from Medieval Latin mariscalcus, from Frankish *marhskalk, from *marh (from Proto-Germanic *marhaz (“horse”)) + *skalk (from Proto-Germanic *skalkaz (“servant, knight”)). Compare also Italian maniscalco.
maréchal m (plural maréchaux)
- marshal (officer in the household of a medieval prince or lord)