Shereef
Shereef Sher"eef, Sherif Sher"if, n. [Ar. sher[=i]f noble, holy, n., a prince.] A member of an Arab princely family descended from Mohammed through his son-in-law Ali and daughter Fatima. The Grand Shereef is the governor of Mecca. [1913 Webster]

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