emir, amir, emeer, ameer

(noun) an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)

Source: WordNet® 3.1




a prince, commander or other leader or ruler in an Islamic nation.

a descendant of the prophet Muhammad.


• IMer, Meir, Meri, Mire, meri, mire, reim, riem, rime

Source: Wiktionary

E"mir, E*meer", n. Etym: [Ar. emir, amir, commander: cf. F. émir. Cf. Admiral, Ameer.]

Definition: An Arabian military commander, independent chieftain, or ruler of a province; also, an honorary title given to the descendants of Mohammed, in the line of his daughter Fatima; among the Turks, likewise, a title of dignity, given to certain high officials.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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2 December 2023


(noun) bird of tropical Africa and Asia having a very large bill surmounted by a bony protuberance; related to kingfishers

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Plain brewed coffee contains almost no calories, while coffee with dairy products, sugar, and other flavorings is much higher in calories. An espresso has 20 calories. A nonfat latte has 72, while a flavored one has 134.

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