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See also Fatwa
Arabic فتوى (fatwā), a formal legal opinion.
- (Islam) A legal opinion, decree or ruling issued by a mufti or other Islamic lawyer.
- I think the fatwas on that website are totally unreliable.
legal opinion, decree or ruling issued by a mufti
Alternative forms 
fatwa f (plural fatwas)