Mohammedan

adjective
Mo·​ham·​med·​an | \ mō-ˈha-mə-dən How to pronounce Mohammedan (audio) , -ˈhä- also mü- \
variants: or less commonly

Definition of Mohammedan

: of or relating to Muhammad or Islam

Other Words from Mohammedan

Mohammedan or less commonly Muhammadan noun
Mohammedanism or less commonly Muhammadanism \ mō-​ˈha-​mə-​də-​ˌni-​zəm How to pronounce Mohammedan (audio) , -​ˈhä-​ also  mü-​ \ noun, dated, often offensive

First Known Use of Mohammedan

1681, in the meaning defined above

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“Mohammedan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mohammedan. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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