marescal

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin mariscalcus, from Frankish *marhskalk, from *marh (from Proto-Germanic *marhaz (horse)) + *skalk (from Proto-Germanic *skalkaz (servant, knight)).

Noun[edit]

marescal m (oblique plural marescaus or marescax or marescals, nominative singular marescaus or marescax or marescals, nominative plural marescal)

  1. marshal (military position)

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