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Mohammedan

[moo-ham-i-dn, moh-] /mʊˈhæm ɪ dn, moʊ-/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Muhammad or Islam; Islamic; Muslim.
noun
2.
an adherent of Islam; Muslim.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; Mohammed + -an
Related forms
half-Mohammedan, adjective
non-Mohammedan, adjective, noun
pseudo-Mohammedan, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Mohammedan

Mohammedan

/məʊˈhæmɪdən/
noun, adjective
1.
another word, formerly common in Western usage but never used among Muslims, for Muslim
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Word Origin and History for Mohammedan

see Mohammed. Related: Mohammedanism.

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