shabunder

noun

sha·​bun·​der
variants or less commonly shabandar
shäˈbəndə(r)
plural -s
: a harbor master formerly the chief official to deal with foreign traders in the East Indies

Word History

Etymology

Persian shāhbandar, from shāh King + bandar city, harbor

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“Shabunder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shabunder. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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