Alid

noun Al·id \ ˈa-ləd , ˈä- \

Definition of Alid

plural -s
: one that claims descent from the caliph Ali and Fatima, son-in-law and daughter respectively of Muhammad

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Origin and Etymology of alid

probably from (assumed) Medieval Latin Alides, from ʽAli ibn-abi-Ṭālib †661 Arab caliph + Latin -ides -id


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