Mughal



[moo-guh l] /ˈmu gəl/

noun, adjective
1.
(defs 1, 2, 6).
[moh-guh l, -guhl, moh-guhl] /ˈmoʊ gəl, -gʌl, moʊˈgʌl/
noun
1.
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 .
2.
any of their descendants.
3.
(lowercase) an important, powerful, or influential person:
a mogul of the movie industry.
4.
a Mongol or Mongolian.
5.
Railroads. a steam locomotive having a two-wheeled front truck, six driving wheels, and no rear truck.
adjective
6.
of or relating to the Moguls or their empire.
/ˈmuːɡɑːl/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of Mogul
/ˈməʊɡʌl; məʊˈɡʌl/
noun
1.
an important or powerful person
2.
a type of steam locomotive with a wheel arrangement of two leading wheels, six driving wheels, and no trailing wheels
/ˈməʊɡəl/
noun
1.
a mound of hard snow on a ski slope
/ˈməʊɡʌl; məʊˈɡʌl/
noun
1.
a member of the Muslim dynasty of Indian emperors established by Baber in 1526 See Great Mogul
2.
a Muslim Indian, Mongol, or Mongolian
adjective
3.
of or relating to the Moguls or their empire

variant transliteration of mogul (n.1).
n.

“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.

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