[moh-guh l] /ˈmoʊ gəl/
a bump or mound of hard snow on a ski slope.
[moh-guh l, -guhl, moh-guhl] /ˈmoʊ gəl, -gʌl, moʊˈgʌl/
any of the Mongol conquerors of India who established an empire that lasted from 1526 to 1857, but held only nominal power after 1803.
See also .
any of their descendants.
(lowercase) an important, powerful, or influential person:
a mogul of the movie industry.
a Mongol or Mongolian.
Railroads. a steam locomotive having a two-wheeled front truck, six driving wheels, and no rear truck.
of or relating to the Moguls or their empire.
an important or powerful person
a type of steam locomotive with a wheel arrangement of two leading wheels, six driving wheels, and no trailing wheels
a mound of hard snow on a ski slope
a member of the Muslim dynasty of Indian emperors established by Baber in 1526 See Great Mogul
a Muslim Indian, Mongol, or Mongolian
of or relating to the Moguls or their empire
“powerful person,” 1670s, from Great Mogul, Mongol emperor of India after the conquest of 1520s, from Persian and Arabic mughal, mughul, alteration of Mongol (q.v.), the Asiatic people.
“elevation on a ski slope,” 1961, probably [Barnhart] from Scandinavian (cf. dialectal Norwegian mugje, fem. muga, “a heap, a mound”), or [OED] from southern German dialect mugel in the same sense.
Moguls (or Mughals) [(moh-guhlz; mooh-guhlz)]
A Muslim dynasty, originally Turkish but strongly influenced by Persia, that ruled India in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The Taj Mahal is an example of Mogul influence in India.
Note: The name “mogul” is sometimes applied to a great personage or magnate. For example, the founders of the major Hollywood studios often have been called “moguls.”
abbreviation (formerly in Britain) 1. Medical Officer of Health
- Mogul skiing
noun 1. a skiing event in which skiers descend a slope which is covered in mounds of snow, making two jumps during the descent
[moh-hahch] /ˈmoʊ hɑtʃ/ noun 1. a city in S Hungary, on the Danube River: site of battles with Turkish forces, 1526 and 1687.
[moh-hair] /ˈmoʊˌhɛər/ noun 1. the coat or fleece of an Angora goat. 2. a fabric made of yarn from this fleece, in a plain weave for draperies and in a pile weave for upholstery. 3. a garment made of this fabric. /ˈməʊˌhɛə/ noun 1. Also called angora. the long soft silky hair that makes up […]