mukhtar

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Arabic مُخْتَار (muḵtār, chosen), passive participle of اِخْتَارَ (iḵtāra, to choose).

Noun[edit]

mukhtar (plural mukhtars)

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