variants or less commonly zamorine
plural -s
: the Hindu sovereign of Calicut and surrounding territory

Word History


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

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“Zamorin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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