atabeg

noun
ata·beg | \ ˈatəˌbeg , ˈätə- \
variants: or atabek \-ˌbek \
plural -s

Definition of atabeg 

1 : a Seljuk provincial governor

2 : any of various Turkish high officials (such as a vizier or prime minister)

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History and Etymology for atabeg

Russian, of Turkic origin; akin to Jagatai atabäg, Turkish atabey, from ata father + bäg, bey prince

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