fatwa


fat·wa

noun \ˈfət-wə, ˈfät-wä\

Definition of FATWA

:  a legal opinion or decree handed down by an Islamic religious leader

Origin of FATWA

Arabic fatwā
First Known Use: circa 1889

Other Religion (Eastern and Other) Terms

Zen, antinomian, avatar, gnosticism, illuminati, ineffable, karma, koan, mantra

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: fat–witted
Previous Word in the Dictionary: fatuous
All Words Near: fatwa

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up fatwa? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More