Al·​mo·​had | \ ˈalməˌhad \
variants: or Almohade \ " , -​ˌhād , ˌalməˈhädē \
plural -s

Definition of Almohad

: a member of a Muslim Berber sect and dynasty that established its rule in North Africa and Spain in the 12th and 13th centuries, opposed anthropomorphic theology, and taught the absolute unity of God

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First Known Use of Almohad

1676, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Almohad

Arabic al-muwaḥḥid the Almohad

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“Almohad.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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