Xerif vs Shereef - What's the difference?

xerif | shereef | Alternative forms |

Xerif is an alternative form of shereef.


As nouns the difference between xerif and shereef

is that xerif is while shereef is formerly, a member of an arab princely family descended from muhammad through his son-in-law ali and daughter fatima, the "grand shereef" being the governor of mecca.

xerif

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • References

    * Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913).

    Anagrams

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    shereef

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Formerly, a member of an Arab princely family descended from Muhammad through his son-in-law Ali and daughter Fatima, the "Grand Shereef" being the governor of Mecca.
  • Alternative forms

    * sherif * xerif

    References

    * Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913).