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Borrowed from Persian مغول(moğul) and Urdu مغل‎, an Arabic and Persian corruption of Mongol, ultimately from Middle Mongolian ᠮᠣᠩᠭᠤᠯ (mongɣul).[1] More at Mughal.


Moghul (plural Moghuls)

  1. A head of the Timurid dynasty founded by Zahīr-ud-Dīn Muhammed Bābur (1483-1530) which controlled large parts of southern Asia from the 16th to the 19th centuries.
  2. (now historical) A Mongol or Mongolian, especially a member or follower of the Moghul dynasty.
  3. An important or successful person; a magnate. (Now usually as mogul.)


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Moghul (not comparable)

  1. Relating to the Mughal Empire

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  1. ^ Dodgson, Marshall G.S. (2009). The Venture of Islam. Volume 3: The Gunpowder Empires and Modern Times. University of Chicago Press. p. 62.