omdeh

noun, sometimes capitalized
om·​deh | \ ˈäm-də How to pronounce omdeh (audio) \
variants: or less commonly omda
plural -s

Definition of omdeh

: the leader of an Egyptian village the tendency of village omdehs … to back the winning horseEconomist

History and Etymology for omdeh

Arabic ʽumdah column, authority

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“Omdeh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/omdeh. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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