commissariat: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kom"u-sâr'ē-ut), [key]
- any of the major governmental divisions of the U.S.S.R.: called ministry since 1946.
- the organized method or manner by which food, equipment, transport, etc., is delivered to armies.
- the department of an army charged with supplying provisions.
- commissariat (Thesaurus)