Mahound

[muh-hound, -hoond]

Origin of Mahound

1350–1400; Middle English Mahun, Mahum < Old French, short for Mahomet; -d by association with hound1
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Mahound

noun
  1. an archaic name for Mohammed

Word Origin for Mahound

C16: from Old French Mahun
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