(card games) A variant of solitaire, played with two decks of cards.
- grand turk
- grand seignior
Other Word Forms of Sultan
Origin of Sultan
From French sultan, from Turkish sultan, from Arabic سُلْطَانٌ (sulṭān), from Aramaic שולטנא (Å¡ulṭānā, “strength, authority") (compare Hebrew שִׁלְטוֹן (shiltón)). Compare soldan.
French from Old French ruler of Turkey from Turkish from Arabic sulṭān from Aramaic šulṭānā ruler from šəlaṭ to rule šlṭ in Semitic roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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