Islamite

[ is-lah-mahyt, iz-, is-luh-mahyt, iz- ]
/ ɪsˈlɑ maɪt, ɪz-, ˈɪs ləˌmaɪt, ˈɪz- /

noun

a Muslim.

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Origin of Islamite

First recorded in 1790–1800; Islam + -ite1
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Example sentences from the Web for islamite

  • I had fallen, without having remarked it, upon the chief nest of Islamite fanaticism in Bokhara.

  • The air is horrible with the gross and passionate figments of Islamite mythology.

    Views and Reviews|William Ernest Henley
  • Had thy father been an Islamite, verily we should have said, "God have mercy upon him!"

  • Therefore these facts have been ignored or hastily slurred over, or the beliefs are ascribed to European or Islamite influence.

    Magic and Religion|Andrew Lang