Other Word Forms of Seneschal
Origin of Seneschal
From Middle English seneschal (recorded in English since 1393), from Old French seneschal, from Medieval Latin (Frankish) siniscalcus, from Proto-Germanic *siniz (“senior") + *skalkaz (“servant"); latter term as in marshal. Compare French sénéchal.
Middle English from Old French of Germanic origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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