daimyo

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From Japanese 大名 (daimyō), from Middle Chinese 大名 (dàj-mjieng "excellent one"), from "great" + "name" (compare Mandarin dàmíng).

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daimyo (plural daimyo or daimyos)

  1. A lord during the Japanese feudal period.

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