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Meaning of COMMISSARIAT

Pronunciation:  `kâmi'sehreeut

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a stock or supply of foods
 

COMMISSARIAT is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: provender, provisions, viands, victuals
 
 See Also: food, food cache, larder, nutrient

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Com`mis*sa"ri*at\ (?; 277), n. [F. commissariat.]
(Mil.)
(a) The organized system by which armies and military posts
    are supplied with food and daily necessaries.
(b) The body of officers charged with such service.

 

 

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