/ (ˈæləˌwiːt) /
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a member of a Shiite sect of Syrian Muslims
of or relating to this sect
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Word Origin for Alaouite
via French from Arabic, from 'alaoui upper, celestial, from 'ala (vb) to excel, surpass
Words nearby Alaouite
alanine, alannah, Al-Anon, alant starch, alanyl, Alaouite, alap, alapa, a la plancha, Alappuzha, al-Aqsa
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How to use Alaouite in a sentence
We would have had split screens on Al-Jazeera with images of Zionists and Alaouite hordes killing civilians.Israel And Syria: A Missed Opportunity?|Noam Ohana|March 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST