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Pa·di·shah

 (pä′dĭ-shä′)
n.
1. Used formerly as a title for the monarch of Iran.
2. Used formerly as a title for the sultan of Turkey.

[Persian pādshāh : Old Persian pati-, master; see poti- in Indo-European roots + Persian shāh, king; see shah.]

Padishah

(ˈpɑːdɪˌʃɑː)
n
(Historical Terms) a title of the shah of Iran
[from Persian pādi lord + shah]

pa•di•shah

(ˈpɑ dɪˌʃɑ, -ˌʃɔ)

n.
(often cap.) great king; emperor (a title, esp. of the shah of Iran).
[1605–15; < Persian (poetical form), =pādi- (earlier pati) lord + shāh shah]
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