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drag·o·man [drag-uh-muh n]
noun, plural drag·o·mans, drag·o·men.

1. an interpreter or guide in the Near East. (Countries that speak Arabic, Turkish, or Persian)

Origin

1300-50; < French; replacing Middle English drogman interpreter < Middle French drog (o) man, dragoman < Medieval Greek drago (u) mános < Semitic; compare Arabic tarjumān, Akkadian targumannu