noun fir·man \fərˈmän, ¦fər¦män, ˈfərmən\

Definition of firman



  1. :  an official decree, order, license, or grant issued by a ruler (as a sultan)

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Origin and Etymology of firman

Turkish ferman, from Persian fermān, from Old Persian framānā

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to cast off or become cast off

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