mukhtar

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Etymology[edit]

Arabic مُخْتَار ‎(muḵtār, chosen), passive participle of خَارَ ‎(ḵāra, to choose).

Noun[edit]

mukhtar ‎(plural mukhtars)

  1. The head of a village in many Arab countries and in Cyprus.