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

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for Ibadite

Noun (1)

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

Noun (2)

Ibad + -ite

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Ibadite

Dictionary Entries near Ibadite

Ibad

Ibadan

Ibadhi

Ibadite

Ibagué

Ibaloi

Iban

Statistics for Ibadite

Look-up Popularity

Comments on Ibadite

What made you want to look up Ibadite? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to enclose within walls

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!