muezzin

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Turkish müezzin or Ottoman Turkish مؤذن (müezzin), from Arabic مؤذن (muʾáḏḏin, one who calls (to prayer), crier).[1]

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muezzin (plural muezzins)

  1. (Islam) The person who issues the call to prayer from one of the minarets of a mosque.

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  1. ^ "muezzin." Dictionary.com. Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1). Random House, Inc. 2009.