Definitions for viziervɪˈzɪər, ˈvɪz yər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
vi•ziervɪˈzɪər, ˈvɪz yər(n.)
a high government official in certain Muslim countries, esp. in the former Ottoman Empire.
Category: Western History
Origin of vizier:
1555–65; < Turkish vezīr < Ar wazīr
a high official in a Muslim government (especially in the Ottoman Empire)
A high-ranking official or minister in an Islamic government, especially in the Ottoman Empire.
a councilor of state; a high executive officer in Turkey and other Oriental countries