1. One of a body of mounted soldiers recruited from slaves
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
You're treating me like I am a mameluke.