[ bahbed-deen ]
/ ˈbɑb ɛdˈdin /
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the Bab; Ali Muhammad of Shiraz, 1819–50, a Persian religious leader: founder of Bābī.
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Origin of Bab ed-Din
From Arabic bāb al-dīn “gate(way) of the faith”
Words nearby Bab ed-Din
babbler, babbling, babbling brook, Babcock test, babe, Bab ed-Din, babe-in-a-cradle, babe in arms, babe in the woods, Babel, Babelism
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