[muhs-uh l-muh n]
- a Muslim.
Origin of Mussulman
1555–65; < Persian Musulmān (plural) < Arabic Muslimūn, plural of Muslim Muslim
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Examples from the Web for mussulman
And when an angry Mussulman, belaboring his ass, called it "Jew!"Dreamers of the Ghetto
This is the reason why the fanatic Mussulman is absolutely indifferent to danger.Paul Patoff
F. Marion Crawford
Why, very little will provoke a Mussulman when he has to deal with a Christian.Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks
The Major calmly awaited the end with the fatalism of a Mussulman.In Search of the Castaways
In plain truth, the Mussulman power in India had spent its force.
- an archaic word for Muslim
C16: from Persian Musulmān (pl) from Arabic Muslimūn, pl of Muslim
Word Origin and History for mussulman
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