samurai

noun sam·u·rai \ ˈsa-mə-ˌrī , ˈsam-yə- \
Updated on: 19 Apr 2018

Definition of samurai

plural samurai
1 : a military retainer of a Japanese daimyo practicing the code of conduct of Bushido
2 : the warrior aristocracy of Japan

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Origin and Etymology of samurai

Japanese


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  • : a member of a Japanese military class in the past


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