zamorin

noun zam·o·rin \¦zamə¦rēn\
variants: less commonly

zamorine

\¦zamə¦rēn\

Definition of zamorin

plural

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  1. :  the Hindu sovereign of Calicut and surrounding territory

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Origin and Etymology of zamorin

Portuguese samorim, from Malayalam sāmūri, from sāmudri lord of the sea, from Sanskrit samudra ocean, from sam together + -udra (akin to Sanskrit udan water) — more at same, water


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