from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of Mogul.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A head of the Mongolian dynasty founded by Zahīr-ud-Dīn Muhammed Bābur (1483-1530) which controlled large parts of southern Asia from the 16th to the 19th centuries.
  • n. A Mongol or Mongolian, especially a member or follower of the Moghul dynasty.
  • n. An important or successful person; a magnate. (Now usually as mogul)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an alternate from of mogul.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Moguls{2}.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a member of the Muslim dynasty that ruled India until 1857


Ultimately from Urdu مغل (muġal), variant of مغل (muġul), from Persian مغول (muġul), from Mongolian  (mongɣol). In early use via various European languages. (Wiktionary)



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