mogul

noun (1)
mo·gul | \ ˈmō-(ˌ)gəl \

Definition of mogul 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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 : a great personage : magnate Hollywood moguls industry moguls

mogul

noun (2)
mo·gul | \ ˈmō-gəl \

Definition of mogul (Entry 2 of 2)

: a bump in a ski run

Other words from mogul

Noun (1)

mogul or less commonly moghul or mughal adjective often capitalized

First Known Use of mogul

Noun (1)

1588, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun (2)

1956, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mogul

Noun (1)

Persian Mughul, from Mongolian mongγol Mongol

Noun (2)

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

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