effendi

noun
ef·​fen·​di | \ e-ˈfen-dē How to pronounce effendi (audio) , ə-\

Definition of effendi

: a man of property, authority, or education in an eastern Mediterranean country

First Known Use of effendi

1614, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for effendi

Turkish efendi master, from Modern Greek aphentēs, alteration of Greek authentēs — more at authentic

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