Mohammedan

adjective

Mo·​ham·​med·​an mō-ˈha-mə-dən How to pronounce Mohammedan (audio)
-ˈhä-,
 also  mü-
variants or less commonly
: of or relating to Muhammad or Islam
Mohammedan noun
or less commonly Muhammadan
Mohammedanism noun
or less commonly Muhammadanism
mō-ˈha-mə-də-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce Mohammedan (audio)
-ˈhä-,
 also  mü-
dated, often offensive

Word History

First Known Use

1681, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Mohammedan was in 1681

Dictionary Entries Near Mohammedan

Cite this Entry

“Mohammedan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mohammedan. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

Mohammedan

adjective
Mo·​ham·​med·​an
variants also Muhammadan
mō-ˈham-əd-ən
: of or relating to Muhammad or Islam
Mohammedan noun
Mohammedanism noun
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