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Meaning of begum

be•gum

Pronunciation: (bē'gum, bā'-), [key]
— n.
  1. (in India) a high-ranking Muslim woman, esp. a widow.

be•gum

Pronunciation: (bi-gum'), [key]
— -gummed, -gum•ming.
  1. to smear, soil, clog, etc., with or as if with gum or a gummy substance.
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