Word for the day….this word packs a punch!


I’m not sure where I ran into this word, but it sounds so pleasant, I wanted to share it with you.

 

SOMMELIER (noun)

1. a waiter in a restaurant who has charge of wines and their service
2. a wine steward

Etymology- First Known Use: 1829; from Middle French “soumelier”, an official charged with transportation of supplies; from Old French, pack animal driver, probably alteration of “sommerier”, from “somier” a pack animal; from Medieval Latin “saugmarius”; from Late Latin “sagma”, a packsaddle

Link: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sommelier

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