Muhammadanism

Muhammadanism

[moo-ham-uh-dn-iz-uhm]
noun

Origin:
1805–15; muhammadan + -ism

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muhammadanism

noun
the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion"; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion" [syn: Islam
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