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commissariat


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Commissariat  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  commissariat 
  n  :  a  stock  or  supply  of  foods  [syn:  {provisions},  {provender}, 
  {viands},  {victuals}] 




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