Etymology
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samurai (n.)

1727, from Japanese samurai "warrior, knight," originally the military retainer of the daimio, variant of saburai, nominal form of sabura(h)u "to be in attendance, to serve."

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Definitions of samurai

samurai (n.)
a Japanese warrior who was a member of the feudal military aristocracy;
samurai (n.)
feudal Japanese military aristocracy;
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