Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

muezzin

play
noun mu·ez·zin \mü-ˈe-zən, myü-; ˈmwe-zən\

Definition of muezzin

  1. :  a Muslim crier who calls the hour of daily prayers



Origin and Etymology of muezzin

ultimately from Arabic mu'adhdhin


First Known Use: 1585


Learn More about muezzin


Seen and Heard

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

WORD OF THE DAY

a simplified speech bridging languages

Get Word of the Day daily email!