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Bāb

[bahb]
noun
  1. abbreviated form of Bab ed-Din.
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Bab

noun
  1. the . title of Mirza Ali Mohammed 1819–50, Persian religious leader: founded Babism; executed as a heretic of Islam
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Word Origin

from Persian bāb gate, from Arabic
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