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Maliki

[mal-i-kee] /ˈmæl ɪ ki/
noun, Islam.
1.
one of the four schools of Islamic law, founded by Malik ibn Anas (c715–795).
Compare Hanafi, Hanbali, Shafiʿi.
Origin
< Arabic Mālikī, derivative of name of founder, Mālik ibn Anas
Related forms
Malikite, noun
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