noun na·zir \ˈnäˌzi(ə)r\

Definition of nazir



  1. 1 :  a native court official in India who serves processes, acts as treasurer, and performs other similar duties

  2. 2 :  any of various officials in Muslim countries

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Origin and Etymology of nazir

Hindi nāz̤ir, from Arabic nāẓir

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a brief usually trivial fact

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