begum

noun
be·​gum | \ ˈbā-gəm How to pronounce begum (audio) , ˈbē- How to pronounce begum (audio) \

Definition of begum

: a Muslim woman of high rank (as in India or Pakistan)

First Known Use of begum

1617, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for begum

Hindi & Urdu begam

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