Ansar

[ an-sahr ]
/ ˈæn sɑr /

noun (sometimes lowercase) (used with a plural verb)

the first inhabitants of Medina to accept Islam.
any of those who helped Muhammad after he began his preaching.

Origin of Ansar

< Arabic anṣār, plural of nāṣir helper

Related forms

An·sar·i·an, adjective
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