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mogul

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noun mo·gul \ˈmō-(ˌ)gəl\

Definition of mogul

  1. 1 or less commonly moghul or mughal \ˈmü-\ capitalized :  an Indian Muslim of or descended from one of several conquering groups of Mongol, Turkish, and Persian origin; especially :  great mogul

  2. 2 :  a great personage :  magnate Hollywood moguls industry moguls

mogul

or less commonly

moghul

or

mughal

adjective, often capitalized

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Origin and Etymology of mogul

Persian Mughul, from Mongolian mongγol Mongol

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mogul

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noun mo·gul \ˈmō-gəl\

Definition of mogul

  1. :  a bump in a ski run

Origin and Etymology of mogul

German dialect; akin to German dialect (Viennese) mugl small hill



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