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Mahometan

[ muh-hom-i-tn ]
/ məˈhɒm ɪ tn /
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noun, adjective Archaic.
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Origin of Mahometan

First recorded in 1520–30; Mahomet + -an

OTHER WORDS FROM Mahometan

Ma·hom·et·an·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Mahometan

Mahometan
/ (məˈhɒmɪtən) /

noun, adjective
a name formerly in Western usage but never used among Muslims for the Muslim religion

Derived forms of Mahometan

Mahometanism, noun
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