variants or mormaor
plural -s
: the ruler of one of the seven provinces into which medieval Scotland was divided
mormaership noun
or mormaorship

Word History


Scottish Gaelic mōrmhaor, from mōr great (from Old Irish mōr, mār large, great) + maor steward, from Latin major larger, greater

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“Mormaer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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