Definition of dragoman
plural dragomans or dragomen \-mən\
: an interpreter chiefly of Arabic, Turkish, or Persian employed especially in the Near East
Origin of dragoman
Middle English drugeman, from Anglo-French, from Old Italian dragomanno, from Middle Greek dragomanos, from Arabic tarjumān, from Aramaic tūrgĕmānā
First Known Use: 14th century
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