Mohammedan

[ moo-ham-i-dn, moh- ]
/ mʊˈhæm ɪ dn, moʊ- /

adjective

of or relating to Muhammad or Islam; Islamic; Muslim.

noun

an adherent of Islam; Muslim.

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Origin of Mohammedan

First recorded in 1675–85; Muhammad (def. 1) + -an

OTHER WORDS FROM Mohammedan

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British Dictionary definitions for Mohammedan

Mohammedan
/ (məʊˈhæmɪdən) /

noun, adjective

another word, formerly common in Western usage but never used among Muslims, for Muslim
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