aga


aga

noun (in Turkey and other Muslim countries)

  1. a title of honor, usually implying respect for age.
  2. a general.

noun (in the Ottoman Empire)

  1. a title of respect, often used with the title of a senior position
  2. a military commander

noun

  1. trademark British a cooking range and heating system powered by solid fuel, electricity, or gas
n.

title of rank, especially in Turkey, c.1600, from Turkish agha “chief, master, lord,” related to East Turk. agha “elder brother.”

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