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- n. The head servant or official in a royal Spanish or Italian household; later, any head servant in a wealthy household in a foreign country; a leading servant or butler.
- n. A manager of a hacienda, ranch or estate.
- n. Any overseer, organizer, person in command.
From Italian maggiordomo and Spanish mayordomo, from Late Latin maior domus ("steward"), from Latin māior ("main, principal") + genitive singular of domus ("household"). (Wiktionary)