maî•tre d'hô•tel

Pronunciation: (mā"tur dō-tel', mā"tru; Fr. me"tru dō-tel'), [key]
pl. maî•tres d'hô•telPronunciation: (mā"turz dō-tel', mā"truz; Fr. me"tru dō-tel'). [key]

1. a headwaiter.
2. a steward or butler.
3. the owner or manager of a hotel.
4. Cookery.a sauce of melted butter, minced parsley, and lemon juice or vinegar.

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