pseudomuslim

Muslim

[muhz-lim, mooz-, moos-]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the religion, law, or civilization of Islam.
noun, plural Muslims, Muslim.
2.
an adherent of Islam.
Also, Moslem, Muslem (for defs 1, 2).


Origin:
< Arabic, literally, a person who submits. See Islam

half-Muslim, adjective
non-Muslim, adjective, noun, plural non-Muslims, non-Muslim.
pre-Muslim, adjective, noun
pro-Muslim, adjective, noun
pseudo-Muslim, adjective, noun
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Muslim or Moslem (ˈmʊzlɪm, ˈmʌz-)
 
n , pl -lims, -lim
1.  a follower of the religion of Islam
 
adj
2.  of or relating to Islam, its doctrines, culture, etc
 
[C17: from Arabic, literally: one who surrenders]
 
Moslem or Moslem
 
n
 
adj
 
[C17: from Arabic, literally: one who surrenders]
 
'Muslimism or Moslem
 
n
 
'Moslemism or Moslem
 
n

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Muslim
1615 (n.), 1777 (adj.), from Arabic muslim "one who submits" (to the faith), from root of alsama "he resigned." Related to Islam (q.v.).
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