hakim

1

or ha·keem

[ hah-keem ]

noun(esp. in Muslim countries)
  1. a wise or learned man.

  2. a physician; doctor.

Origin of hakim

1
First recorded in 1575–85, hakim is from the Arabic word hakīm wise, wise man

Other definitions for hakim (2 of 3)

hakim2
[ hah-keem ]

noun
  1. (in Muslim countries) a ruler; governor; judge.

Origin of hakim

2
First recorded in 1605–15, hakim is from the Arabic word hākim governor

Other definitions for Hakim (3 of 3)

Hakim

or Ha·keem

[ hah-keem ]

noun
  1. a male given name.

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British Dictionary definitions for hakim

hakim

hakeem

/ (hɑːˈkiːm, ˈhɑːkiːm) /


noun
  1. a Muslim judge, ruler, or administrator

  2. a Muslim physician

Origin of hakim

1
C17: from Arabic, from hakama to rule

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