Meaning of bey

bey

Pronunciation: (bā), [key]
— pl. beys.
  1. a provincial governor in the Ottoman Empire.
  2. (formerly) a title of respect for Turkish dignitaries.
  3. (formerly) the title of the native ruler of Tunis or Tunisia. Turkish,
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  • bey (Thesaurus)