One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In ancient Scotland: a high steward of a province.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in George Chalmers (d. 1825), antiquary and political writer. From Scottish Gaelic mórmhaor (also maor mór), altered form of mormhar, through analysis of its first element as mór great.
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