Sher"eef (?), Sher"if (?), n. [Ar. sherif noble, holy, n., a prince.]
A member of an Arab princely family descended from Mohammed through his son-in-law Ali and daughter Fatima. The Grand Shereef is the governor of Mecca.
© Webster 1913.
Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.
Need help? email@example.com