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emir

noun \ə-ˈmir, ā-\

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

Full Definition of EMIR

:  a ruler, chief, or commander in Islamic countries

Variants of EMIR

emir or amir also ameer \ə-ˈmir, ā-\

Origin of EMIR

Arabic amīr commander
First Known Use: 1595

Other Foreign Functionary Terms

count, despot, wardrobe, yeoman

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May 24, 2015
erudite Hear it
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