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pir

[ peer ]
/ pɪər /
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noun Islam.
a term of respect for the head of a religious group, especially in Pakistan and various areas of the Middle and Near East.
a religious instructor, especially in mystical sects.
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Origin of pir

1665–75; <Hindi, Urdu pīr old man <Persian
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British Dictionary definitions for pir

Pir
/ (pir) /

noun
a title given to Sufi masters

Word Origin for Pir

Persian
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