Baha'i

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noun Ba·ha'i \bä-ˈhä-ˌē, -ˈhī, bə-\

Definition of Baha'i

plural

Baha'is

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

Baha'i

adjective

Bahaism

play \-ˈhä-ˌi-zəm, -ˈhī-ˌi-\ noun

Bahaist

play \-ˈhä-(ˌ)ist\ noun or adjective

Origin and Etymology of baha'i

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


First Known Use: 1889


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