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Mussulman

[muhs-uh l-muh n] /ˈmʌs əl mən/
noun, plural Mussulmans.
1.
a Muslim.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; < Persian Musulmān (plural) < Arabic Muslimūn, plural of Muslim Muslim
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Mussulman

/ˈmʌsəlmən/
noun (pl) -mans
1.
an archaic word for Muslim
Word Origin
C16: from Persian Musulmān (pl) from Arabic Muslimūn, pl of Muslim
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Word Origin and History for Mussulman
n.

"a Muslim," 1560s, from Turkish musulman, from Persian musulman (adj.), from Arabic muslim (see Muslim) + adjective suffix -an.

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