moolvie

moolvi

/ (ˈmuːlviː) /

noun

(esp in India) a Muslim doctor of the law, teacher, or learned man also used as a title of respect

Nearby words

  1. moola,
  2. moolah,
  3. mooli,
  4. mooloo,
  5. moolvee,
  6. moomba,
  7. moon,
  8. moon and sixpence, the,
  9. moon bag,
  10. moon blindness

Word Origin for moolvie

C17: from Urdu, from Arabic mawlawīy; compare mullah

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