Muʽtazilite

noun
Mu·ʽta·zi·lite
variants: or Mutazilite \-ˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of Muʽtazilite 

1 : a Muslim philosophical school founded in the 8th century a.d. emphasizing reason in religious interpretation, free will in opposition to predestination, and the unity and justice of Allah

2 : a member of the Muʽtazilite school

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History and Etymology for Muʽtazilite

Arabic muʽtazilah + English -ite

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