Bābī

Bābī

[bah-bee]
noun
1.
Also called Babism. a Persian religion, originating in the 19th century, now supplanted by Bahaʾi.
2.
an adherent of Bābī.
Also, Babi.


Origin:
1840–50; < Persian, equivalent to Bāb (al-dīn) Bab ed-Din + Arabic suffix of appurtenance

Babite [bah-bahyt] , adjective
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Babi (ˈbɑːbɪ)
 
n
1.  a disciple of the Bab
2.  another word for Babism

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