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Bābī

or Ba·bi

[ bah-bee ]
/ ˈbɑ bi /
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noun

Also called Bab·ism [bah-biz-uhm] /ˈbɑ bɪz əm/ . a Persian religion, originating in the 19th century, now supplanted by Bahaʾi.
an adherent of Bābī.

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Origin of Bābī

First recorded in 1840–50; from Persian, equivalent to Bāb (al-dīn) (see Bab ed-Din) + Arabic suffix of appurtenance
Bab·ite [bah-bahyt], /ˈbɑ baɪt/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Bābī

Babi
/ (ˈbɑːbɪ) /

noun

a disciple of the Bab
another word for Babism
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