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Druze

noun, often attributive \ˈdrüz\

Definition of Druze

plural Druze or Druzes or Druse or Druses

  1. :  a member of a religious sect originating among Muslims and centered in Lebanon and Syria



Variants of druze

or Druse play \ˈdrüz\

Origin of druze

Arabic Durūz, plural, from Muḥammad ibn-Ismaʽīl al-Darazī †1019 Muslim religious leader


First Known Use: 1855


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