Definition of Rittmaster in English:

Rittmaster

noun

  • (A title of) a captain in a cavalry regiment.

Origin

Late 16th century. From Dutch ritmeester and (in later use) its cognate German Rittmeister, with remodelling of the second element after master. Compare later Rittmeister.

Pronunciation

Rittmaster

/ˈrɪtmɑːstə//ˈrɪtmastə/