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mogul

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noun mo·gul \ ˈmō-(ˌ)gəl \

Definition of mogul

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

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

: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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