Meaning of o-muraji in English:

o-muraji

(also omuraji)

Pronunciation /ˌəʊmʊˈrɑːdʒi/

noun

historical
  • In early imperial Japan: the leader of all the group chiefs, ranked with the leader of the clan chiefs as the highest office in the Yamato court. Compare muraji , o-omi , omi , "kabane".

    The post of o-muraji was discontinued during the 6th century and power shifted to the o-omi.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From Japanese ō-muraji leader of the group chieftains from ō- great + muraji.