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mullah

mullah

noun mul·lah \ˈmə-lə, ˈm-\

Definition of MULLAH

:  an educated Muslim trained in religious law and doctrine and usually holding an official post
mul·lah·ism \-lə-ˌi-zəm\ noun

Origin of MULLAH

Turkish molla & Persian & Urdu mulla, from Arabic mawlā
First Known Use: 1613

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