dragoman

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noun drag·o·man \ˈdra-gə-mən\

Definition of dragoman

plural

dragomans

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dragomen

\-mən\
  1. :  an interpreter chiefly of Arabic, Turkish, or Persian employed especially in the Near East

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Origin and Etymology of dragoman

Middle English drugeman, from Anglo-French, from Old Italian dragomanno, from Middle Greek dragomanos, from Arabic tarjumān, from Aramaic tūrgĕmānā


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