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Bābī

[bah-bee] /ˈbɑ bi/
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
1840-1850
1840-50; < Persian, equivalent to Bāb (al-dīn) Bab ed-Din + Arabic suffix of appurtenance
Related forms
Babite
[bah-bahyt] /ˈbɑ baɪt/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Bābī

Babi

/ˈbɑːbɪ/
noun
1.
a disciple of the Bab
2.
another word for Babism
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