Definition of taipan noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    taipan

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈtaɪpæn//
     
    (from Chinese)
     
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  1. 1a foreign person who is in charge of a business in China
  2. 2 an extremely poisonous Australian snake
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