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Date: 1600-1700
Origin: Mogul 'member of a Muslim group that ruled India in former times' (16-21 centuries), from Persian Mughul, from Mongolian Mongol

mogul

noun
     
mo‧gul [countable]

movie/media/gambling etc mogul

a businessman or businesswoman who has great power and influence in a particular industry

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