tuan

1
/ (ˈtuːɑːn) /

noun

(in Malay-speaking countries) sir; lord: a form of address used as a mark of respect

Word Origin for tuan

Malay

British Dictionary definitions for tuan (2 of 2)

tuan

2
/ (ˈtuːən, ˈtjuː-) /

noun

a flying phalanger, Phascogale tapoatafa, of Australia. It is about the size of a rat, bluish grey in colour, brush-tailed, arboreal, and nocturnalAlso called: wambenger, brush-tailed phascogale, phascogale

Word Origin for tuan

C19: from a native Australian language
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