Definition of alfaqui in English:

alfaqui

(also alfaki)

noun

historical
  • Chiefly in medieval and early modern Spain: a Muslim cleric, an expert in Islamic law.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Lewes Lewkenor (d. 1626). From (i) Spanish alfaquí Muslim cleric or scholar.

Pronunciation

alfaqui

/alfaˈkiː//alfəˈkiː/