خدیو

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From Bactrian χοαδηο (xoadēo, lord).

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Dari Persian خدیو
Iranian Persian خدیو
Tajiki Persian хадев (xadev)

خدیو (xadêv) (plural خدیوان(xadêvân))

  1. (archaic) lord, master, mighty ruler, king
  2. (historical) khedive

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