1564, in the meaning defined above
French, from Italian dialect (Venetian) giaur, from Turkish gâvur, from Persian gawr, gabr
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“Giaour.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/giaour. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.
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