firman

noun

fir·​man
fərˈmän,
¦fər¦män,
ˈfərmən
plural -s
: an official decree, order, license, or grant issued by a ruler (as a sultan)

Word History

Etymology

Turkish ferman, from Persian fermān, from Old Persian framānā

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“Firman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/firman. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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