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Moghul is also known as Mughal.


Borrowed from Persian مغول(moğul), ultimately from Middle Mongolian ᠮᠣᠩᠭᠤᠯ (mongɣul).


Moghul (plural Moghuls)

  1. A head of the Mongolian 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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