Kabir

[ kuh-beer ]
/ kəˈbɪər /

noun

fl. late 15th century, Hindu religious reformer.

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Kabir
/ (kəˈbɪə) /

noun

1440–1518, Indian religious leader who pioneered a religious movement that combined elements of Islam and Hinduism and is considered the precursor of Sikhism
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