sharif

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sha·rif

 (shə-rēf′)
n.
Variant of sherif.

sharif

(ʃæˈriːf)
n
(Islam) a variant transliteration of sherif

she•rif

sha•rif

(ʃəˈrif)

n.
1. a governor of Mecca descended from Muhammad.
2. an Arab chief, prince, or ruler.
[1590–1600; < Arabic sharīf exalted (person)]
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