hakim[hä kēm′; also hä′kēm′]
Origin: Ar ḥakīm, wise, learned, hence physician
Origin: Ar ḥākim, governor from ḥakama, to exercise authority
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also ha·keemnoun pl. ha·kims also ha·keems
Origin: Arabic ḥakīm, wise, wise man, from ḥakama, to judge, decide; see ḥkm in Semitic roots.
noun pl. ha·kims
Origin: Arabic ḥākim, active participle of ḥakama, to decide, govern; see ḥkm in Semitic roots.