maréchal

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See also: Maréchal, marechal, and Marechal

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ma.ʁe.ʃal/
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Noun[edit]

maréchal m (plural maréchaux)

  1. marshal (officer in the household of a medieval prince or lord)

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