majordomo
noun (plural -mos) Etymology: Spanish mayordomo or obsolete Italian maiordomo, from Medieval Latin major domus, literally, chief of the house Date: 1589 1. a head steward of a large household (as a palace) 2. butler, steward 3. a person who speaks, makes arrangements, or takes charge for another; broadly the person who runs an enterprise <
the majordomo of the fair
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