noun \ˈmō-(ˌ)gəl\

Definition of MOGUL

also mo·ghul or mu·ghal \ˈmü-\ capitalized :  an Indian Muslim of or descended from one of several conquering groups of Mongol, Turkish, and Persian origin; especially :  great mogul
:  a great personage :  magnate
mogul also moghul or mughal adjective often capitalized

Origin of MOGUL

Persian Mughul, from Mongolian mongγol Mongol
First Known Use: 1588

Other Foreign Functionary Terms

count, despot, emir, wardrobe, yeoman

Rhymes with MOGUL


noun \ˈmō-gəl\

Definition of MOGUL

:  a bump in a ski run

Origin of MOGUL

German dialect; akin to German dialect (Viennese) mugl small hill
First Known Use: 1959


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