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vizier

noun vi·zier \və-ˈzir\

Definition of VIZIER

1
:  a high executive officer of various Muslim countries and especially of the Ottoman Empire
2
:  a civil officer in ancient Egypt having viceregal powers
vi·zier·ate \-ˈzir-ət, -ˈzir-ˌāt\ noun
vi·zier·ial \-ˈzir-ē-əl\ adjective
vi·zier·ship \-ˈzir-ˌship\ noun

Origin of VIZIER

Turkish vezir, from Arabic wazīr
First Known Use: 1599

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