cupbearer

[ kuhp-bair-er ]

noun
  1. a servant who fills and serves wine cups, as in a royal palace or at an elaborate banquet.

Origin of cupbearer

1
First recorded in 1375–1425, cupbearer is from the Middle English word cuppe-berer.See cup, bearer

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cupbearer

/ (ˈkʌpˌbɛərə) /


noun
  1. an attendant who fills and serves wine cups, as in a royal household

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