Bābī

or Ba·bi

[ bah-bee ]
/ ˈbɑ bi /

noun

Also called Babism. a Persian religion, originating in the 19th century, now supplanted by Bahaʾi.
an adherent of Bābī.

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Origin of Bābī

1840–50; < Persian, equivalent to Bāb (al-dīn) Bab ed-Din + Arabic suffix of appurtenance

OTHER WORDS FROM Bābī

Bab·ite [bah-bahyt] /ˈbɑ baɪt/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for babi

Babi
/ (ˈbɑːbɪ) /

noun

a disciple of the Bab
another word for Babism
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