Share this entry

Share this page

defterdar

Line breaks: def¦ter|dar
Pronunciation: /ˌdɛftəˈdɑː/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of defterdar in English:

noun

(In the Ottoman Empire and modern Turkey) a finance officer or treasurer, especially a provincial accountant general.

Origin

Turkish, from Persian daftardār, from daftar 'register' + -dār 'holder'.

Definition of defterdar in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day tenebrous
Pronunciation: ˈtenəbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure