tughra

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Etymology[edit]

From Turkish tuğra,[1] from Ottoman Turkish طغرا (tuğra).

Noun[edit]

tughra (plural tughras)

  1. A calligraphic signature of an Ottoman sultan (and some other rules to the modern day) that was affixed to official documents, carved on his seal, and stamped on coins and inscribed on some stamps issued during his reign.

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  1. ^ "toughra." *OED 2nd edition. 1989. (online)

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