[mahj-lis] /ˈmɑdʒ lɪs/
noun, plural majlis. (in Islamic countries)
a public audience held by a chieftain, monarch, or other ruler to listen to the requests of petitioners.
a house of parliament, as in Iran.
the parliament of Iran
(in various N African and Middle Eastern countries) an assembly; council
Persian national assembly, 1821, from Arabic majlis “assembly,” literally “session,” from jalasa “he sat down.”
[muh-jol-i-kuh, muh-yol-] /məˈdʒɒl ɪ kə, məˈyɒl-/ noun 1. Italian earthenware covered with an opaque glaze of tin oxide and usually highly decorated. 2. any earthenware having an opaque glaze of tin oxide. /məˈdʒɒlɪkə; məˈjɒl-/ noun 1. a type of porous pottery glazed with bright metallic oxides that was originally imported into Italy via Majorca and […]
[mey-jer] /ˈmeɪ dʒər/ noun 1. a commissioned military officer ranking next below a lieutenant colonel and next above a captain. 2. one of superior rank, ability, etc., in a specified class. 3. Education. 4. a person of full legal age (opposed to ). 5. Music. a major interval, chord, scale, etc. 6. the majors. adjective […]
- Major agglutinin
major agglutinin ma·jor agglutinin (mā’jər) n. The specific agglutinin present in greatest quantity in an antiserum and developed as a result of immunization. Also called chief agglutinin.
- Major arcana
noun the 22 trumps of a deck of Tarot cards; also called Major Trumps , Trumps Major Examples In esoteric sets, each Major Arcanum depicts a scene, mostly featuring a person or several people, with many symbolic elements.