Emeer
Emir E"mir, Emeer E*meer", n. [Ar. em[=i]r, am[=i]r, commander: cf. F. ['e]mir. Cf. {Admiral}, {Ameer}.] An Arabian military commander, independent chieftain, or ruler of a province; also, an honorary title given to the descendants of Mohammed, in the line of his daughter Fatima; among the Turks, likewise, a title of dignity, given to certain high officials.

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • emeer — emeer; emeer·ate; …   English syllables

  • Emeer — E*meer , n. Same as {Emir}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • emeer — [e mir′, əmir′] n. EMIR emeerate [e mir′āt΄, ə mir′āt΄, e mir′it, ə mir′it] n …   English World dictionary

  • emeer — noun an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia) • Syn: ↑emir, ↑amir, ↑ameer • Regions: ↑Africa, ↑Arabian Peninsula, ↑Arabia • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • emeer — /euh mear , ay mear , ay mear/, n. emir. * * * …   Universalium

  • emeer — n. emir, Muslim ruler (i.e. prince, commander, etc.), chieftain in Arabia …   English contemporary dictionary

  • emeer — e•meer [[t]əˈmɪər, eɪˈmɪər, ˈeɪ mɪər[/t]] n. ear why emir …   From formal English to slang

  • emeer — /ɛˈmɪə/ (say e mear) noun → emir …   Australian English dictionary

  • emeerate — emeer·ate …   English syllables

  • emeere — emeer(e var. ff. emir, Saracen prince …   Useful english dictionary

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