Mohammedan

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Mohammed +‎ -an, from the earlier form Mahometan, coined in the 17th century.

Noun[edit]

Mohammedan (plural Mohammedans)

  1. (now largely obsolete and offensive) Muslim.

Adjective[edit]

Mohammedan (not comparable)

  1. (now largely obsolete and offensive) Muslim, Islamic.

Usage notes[edit]

See the usage notes about "Mohammedanism".

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