One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(Especially in the Venetian Republic) the highest-ranking official having the title of ‘Proveditor’ in any area; (more generally) the governor, overseer, or commander of a colony or region.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in 2nd Earl of Monmouth (1596–1661), translator. After Italian † proveditor generale.
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