Fatimid

noun, often attributive
Fat·i·mid | \ˈfatəməd, -(ˌ)mid\
variants: or less commonly Fatimite \-ˌmīt \
plural -s

Definition of Fatimid 

: a descendant of Fatima, a daughter of Muhammad, and Ali, the cousin of Muhammad and fourth caliph of Islam, regarded by the Shiʽites as a true heir to the caliphate especially : a member of the Fatimid dynasty ruling portions of North Africa during the period a.d. 909–1171

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History and Etymology for Fatimid

Fatimaa.d. 632 daughter of Muhammad by his first wife + English -id or -ite

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