caduces (pl.)

قوّادquwwād (pl. of qāʾid)

n. qwdmilitary leaders
  1. Albu. Coni. tr. V, li. 737, version v, see fn. 3: significat mortem quorundam regum et caducum nominatorum

    Yama.: دلّ على موت بعض الملوك أو القوّاد المذكورين

  1. 1 s.v. qāda Albu. Coni.

Apparently a neologism which fuses the Arabic qāʾid and the Latin dux. The Latin term does not appear in MLW, DMLBS and LLNMA.

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