bostanji

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English[edit]

A bostanji.

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Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish بوستانجی(bostancı), from بوستان(bostân, market garden) (from Persian بوستان(bôstân)), and جی(-ci, maker, dealer).[1]

Noun[edit]

bostanji (plural bostanjis)

  1. (historical) One of the imperial guards of the Ottoman Empire.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "bostanji." Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged. Merriam-Webster. 2002.

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