Muslim

[ muhz-lim, moo z-, moo s- ]
/ ˈmʌz lɪm, ˈmʊz-, ˈmʊs- /

adjective

of or relating to the religion, law, or civilization of Islam.

noun, plural Mus·lims, Mus·lim.

an adherent of Islam.

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Origin of Muslim

< Arabic, literally, a person who submits. See Islam

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Muslim

Moslem

/ (ˈmʊzlɪm, ˈmʌz-) /

noun plural -lims or -lim

a follower of the religion of Islam

adjective

of or relating to Islam, its doctrines, culture, etc

Derived forms of Muslim

Muslimism or Moslemism, noun old-fashioned, derogatory

Word Origin for Muslim

C17: from Arabic, literally: one who surrenders
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