chancellor

[ chan-suh-ler, -sler, chahn- ]
/ ˈtʃæn sə lər, -slər, ˈtʃɑn- /

noun

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Origin of chancellor

before 1100; Middle English chanceler<Anglo-French <Late Latin cancellārius doorkeeper, literally, man at the barrier (see chancel, -er2); replacing Middle English canceler,Old English ≪ Late Latin, as above

OTHER WORDS FROM chancellor

un·der·chan·cel·lor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for chancellor

chancellor
/ (ˈtʃɑːnsələ, -slə) /

noun

Derived forms of chancellor

chancellorship, noun

Word Origin for chancellor

C11: from Anglo-French chanceler, from Late Latin cancellārius porter, secretary, from Latin cancellī lattice; see chancel
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