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ha·kim 1

also ha·keem (hä′kēm)
A doctor, especially one who practices traditional medicine, in a predominantly Muslim culture.

[Arabic ḥakīm, wise, wise man, from ḥakama, to judge, decide; see ḥkm in the Appendix of Semitic roots.]

ha·kim 2

An honorific traditionally applied to a Muslim ruler, provincial governor, or judge.

[Arabic ḥākim, active participle of ḥakama, to decide, govern; see ḥkm in the Appendix of Semitic roots.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hakeem - a Muslim physician
Moslem, Muslim - a believer in or follower of Islam
doc, doctor, physician, Dr., MD, medico - a licensed medical practitioner; "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"
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