Ibadite

noun (1)
Iba·​dite
variants: or less commonly Abadite \ ə̇ˈbäˌdīt \
plural -s

Definition of Ibadite

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a member of an austere Muslim sect found chiefly in the northern part of Africa

Ibadite

noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of Ibadite (Entry 2 of 2)

: ibad

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History and Etymology for Ibadite

Noun (1)

ʽAbdallah ibn-Ibād (Abād), 7th century Arab religious leader + English -ite

Noun (2)

Ibad + -ite

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“Ibadite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ibadite. Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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