Meaning of MANCIPLE in English


Pronunciation: ' man(t)-s ə -p ə l

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin mancipium office of steward, from Latin, act of purchase, from mancip-, manceps purchaser ― more at EMANCIPATE

Date: 13th century

: a steward or purveyor especially for a college or monastery

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