makhzan

noun
makh·​zan
variants: or makhzen or less commonly maghzen \ ˈmaḵzən \
plural -s

Definition of makhzan

: the native Moroccan government collectively : privileged peoples from whom Moroccan state officials are recruited

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“Makhzan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/makhzan. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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