Major-domo

http://mrg.bz/itkHyiThe chief steward or butler of a large household, the person who runs an organization or project, or a person who speaks or makes arrangements for another person.

The plural is major-domos.

The word’s origins are 16th century, stemming from Spanish and Italian variants of the medieval Latin major domus meaning ‘highest official of the household’ (Oxford Dictionaries).

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