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bey

 (bā)
n.
1. A provincial governor in the Ottoman Empire.
2.
a. A ruler of the former kingdom of Tunis.
b. Used as the title for such a ruler.
3. Used formerly as a title for various Turkish and Egyptian dignitaries.

[Turkish; akin to Old Turkic beg, chieftain, lord, perhaps of Middle Iranian origin (akin to Old Persian baga-, god, and Sanskrit bhagaḥ, gracious dispenser of wealth, lord, good fortune; see Bhagavad-Gita), or from Middle Chinese pεjk, lord, father's elder brother (source of Mandarin ; from Old Chinese prâk, elder, clan head).]

bey

(beɪ)
n
1. (Historical Terms) (in the Ottoman Empire) a title given to senior officers, provincial governors, certain other officials or nobles, and (sometimes) Europeans
2. (Sociology) (in modern Turkey) a title of address, corresponding to Mr
Also called: beg
[C16: Turkish: lord]

bey

(beɪ)

n., pl. beys.
1. a provincial governor in the Ottoman Empire.
2. (formerly) a title of respect for Turkish dignitaries.
3. (formerly) the title of the native ruler of Tunis or Tunisia.
[1590–1600; < Turkish, by-form of earlier beg subordinate chief, head of a clan]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bey - (formerly) a title of respect for a man in Turkey or Egyptbey - (formerly) a title of respect for a man in Turkey or Egypt; "he introduced me to Ahmet Bey"
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
2.bey - the governor of a district or province in the Ottoman Empirebey - the governor of a district or province in the Ottoman Empire
governor - the head of a state government
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