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sultana

See also: sultāna and sultānā

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EtymologyEdit

1580s, Italian sultana, feminine of sultano. Displaced existing sultaness.[1]

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A 1707 engraving of Sultana Zaffira, said to be one of the wives of the Ottoman sultan Ibrahim I

sultana (plural sultanas)

  1. A pale yellow raisin made from a seedless grape
  2. A female sultan or wife of a sultan

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ sultana” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

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sultana f (plural sultane) (masculine: sultano)

  1. sultan (female relative of sultan)

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sultana f (plural sultanas)

  1. sultana (wife of a sultan)