Pronunciation: (sul-tan'u, -tä'nu), [key]
1. a small, seedless raisin.
2. a wife or a concubine of a sultan.
3. a sister, daughter, or mother of a sultan.
4. a mistress, esp. of a king or other royal personage.
5. Also called old amethyst. a deep purplish-red color.
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