converted to Mohammedanism, who, during several centuries,
had more or less control of the government of Egypt, until
exterminated or dispersed by Mehemet Ali in 1811.
2. Arabic slave
3. A member of a former military caste, originally composed of slaves from Turkey, that held the Egyptian throne from about 1250 until 1517 and remained powerful until 1811.
4. Slang used by Italian-Americans