Mussulman

Mussulman

[muhs-uhl-muhn]
noun, plural Mussulmans.
a Muslim.

Origin:
1555–65; < Persian Musulmān (plural) < Arabic Muslimūn, plural of Muslim Muslim

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Mussulman or Mussalman (ˈmʌsəlmən)
 
n , pl -mans
an archaic word for Muslim
 
[C16: from Persian Musulmān (pl) from Arabic Muslimūn, pl of Muslim]
 
Mussalman or Mussalman
 
n
 
[C16: from Persian Musulmān (pl) from Arabic Muslimūn, pl of Muslim]

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Mussulman
"a Muslim," 1563, from Turk. musulman, from Pers. musulman (adj.), from Arabic muslim (q.v.) + adj. suffix -an.
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