Definition of sub-commandant in English:

sub-commandant

noun

  • Especially in various European armies: a subordinate or deputy commandant.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in William Cobbett (1763–1835), political writer and farmer. From sub- + commandant, chiefly after forms in other languages, especially French sous-commandant or Spanish subcomandante.

Pronunciation

sub-commandant

/ˌsʌbˈkɒməndɑːnt//ˌsʌbˈkɒməndənt//ˌsʌbˈkɒməndant/