mormaer

noun
mor·ma·er
variants: or mormaor \märˈmāər \
plural -s

Definition of mormaer 

: the ruler of one of the seven provinces into which medieval Scotland was divided

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Other words from mormaer

mormaership or mormaorship \-ərˌship \ noun

History and Etymology for mormaer

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

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