Definition of zamorin
: 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)
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