half-mohammedan

Mohammedan

[moo-ham-i-dn, moh-]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Muhammad or Islam; Islamic; Muslim.
noun
2.
an adherent of Islam; Muslim.

Origin:
1675–85; Mohammed + -an

half-Mohammedan, adjective
non-Mohammedan, adjective, noun
pseudo-Mohammedan, adjective, noun
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Mohammedan (məʊˈhæmɪdən)
 
n, —adj
another word, formerly common in Western usage but never used among Muslims, for Muslim

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