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آخوند • (âkhund, âkhond)
- A learned muslim teacher or cleric, an akhoond.
- (pejorative) A term of derision for a mullah or other cleric, especially by opponents of the Iranian revolution, secularists, monarchists or modernists, to ridicule what they may perceive to be the out-moded or extremist ways of the powerful Iranian clergy.
- آخوندک (âkhundak)