moolvie

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moolvie or moolvi (ˈmuːlviː)
 
n
(esp in India) a Muslim doctor of the law, teacher, or learned man also used as a title of respect
 
[C17: from Urdu, from Arabic mawlawīy; compare mullah]
 
moolvi or moolvi
 
n
 
[C17: from Urdu, from Arabic mawlawīy; compare mullah]

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