Baha'i

noun
Ba·​ha'i | \bä-ˈhä-ˌē, -ˈhī, bə-\
plural Baha'is

Definition of Baha'i 

: an adherent of a religious movement originating in Iran in the 19th century and emphasizing the spiritual unity of humankind

Other Words from Baha'i

Baha'i adjective
Bahaism \bä-​ˈhä-​ˌi-​zəm, -​ˈhī-​ˌi-​ \ noun
Bahaist \bä-​ˈhä-​(ˌ)ist \ noun or adjective

First Known Use of Baha'i

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Baha'i

Persian bahā'ī, literally, follower of Bahā' Allāh (from Arabic, splendor of God)

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