Definition of muraji in English:

muraji

noun

historical
  • In early imperial Japan: (a hereditary title for) the head of a powerful family or clan directly serving the king.

Origin

Late 19th century. From Japanese muraji clan chieftain (an ancient title of rank), probably from a contracted compound of mura village, flock, group and nushi owner.

Pronunciation

muraji

/mʊˈrɑːdʒi/