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[moz-luh m, mos-] /ˈmɒz ləm, ˈmɒs-/
adjective, noun, plural Moslems, Moslem.
Muslim (defs 1, 2).
Related forms
half-Moslem, adjective
non-Moslem, adjective, noun, plural non-Moslems, non-Moslem.
pre-Moslem, adjective, noun
pro-Moslem, adjective, noun
pseudo-Moslem, adjective, noun Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for Moslem


noun, adjective (pl) -lems, -lem
an old-fashioned variant of Muslim
Derived Forms
(archaic) Moslemism, noun


/ˈmʊzlɪm; ˈmʌz-/
noun (pl) -lims, -lim
a follower of the religion of Islam
of or relating to Islam, its doctrines, culture, etc
Derived Forms
(old-fashioned, derogatory) Muslimism, Moslemism, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Arabic, literally: one who surrenders
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Word Origin and History for Moslem

see Muslim.

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Moslem in Culture

Moslem definition

See Muslim.

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