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generalissimo

[ jen-er-uh-lis-uh-moh ]
/ 藢d蕭蓻n 蓹r 蓹藞l瑟s 蓹藢mo蕣 /
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noun, plural gen路er路al路is路si路mos.(in certain countries)
the supreme commander of the armed forces.
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Origin of generalissimo

1615鈥25; <Italian, superlative of generalegeneral
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British Dictionary definitions for generalissimo

generalissimo
/ (藢d蕭蓻n蓹r蓹藞l瑟s瑟藢m蓹蕣, 藢d蕭蓻nr蓹-) /

noun plural -mos
a supreme commander of combined military, naval, and air forces, esp one who wields political as well as military power

Word Origin for generalissimo

C17: from Italian, superlative of generale general
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