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Mahdi

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noun Mah·di \ˈmä-dē\

Definition of Mahdi

  1. 1 :  the expected messiah of Muslim tradition

  2. 2 :  a Muslim leader who assumes a messianic role

Mahdism

play \ˈmä-ˌdi-zəm\ noun

Mahdist

play \ˈmä-dist\ noun


Origin and Etymology of mahdi

Arabic mahdī, literally, one rightly guided


First Known Use: 1626


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