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emir

noun \ə-ˈmir, ā-\

Simple Definition of emir

  • : a ruler, chief, or commander in an Islamic country

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of emir

  1. :  a ruler, chief, or commander in Islamic countries

Variants of emir

or

amir

also

ameer

\ə-ˈmir, ā-\

Origin and Etymology of emir

Arabic amīr commander


First Known Use: 1595

Other Foreign Functionary Terms

Rhymes with emir

adhere, Aesir, Ajmer, all clear, ambeer, appear, arrear, Asir, Ayrshire, besmear, by ear, Cape Fear, career, cashier, cashmere, Cheshire, chimere, clavier, cohere, compeer, destrier, dog-ear, Empire, endear, ensphere, eyrir, Fafnir, footgear, frontier, gambier, Goodyear, headgear, inhere, Izmir, Kashmir, kefir, killdeer, Landseer, leap year, life peer, light-year, man-year, menhir, midyear, mishear, monsieur, mouse-ear, mule deer, musk deer, nadir, near beer, New Year, off year, out-year, pickeer, portiere, premier, premiere, red deer, redear, rehear, reindeer, revere, revers, Robespierre, roe deer, root beer, santir, severe, Shakespeare, sincere, slick-ear, small beer, spruce beer, steer clear, Tangier, tapir, tin ear, uprear, Vanir, veneer, Vermeer, vizier, voir dire, wheatear, Wiltshire, wind shear, wood ear, worm gear, Ymir, Yorkshire, zaire, Zaire


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