Muslim

noun
Mus·​lim | \ ˈməz-ləm How to pronounce Muslim (audio) , ˈmu̇s- How to pronounce Muslim (audio) , ˈmu̇z- \

Definition of Muslim

1 : an adherent of Islam

Other Words from Muslim

Muslim adjective

First Known Use of Muslim

circa 1615, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Muslim

Arabic muslim, literally, one who submits (to God)

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The first known use of Muslim was circa 1615

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“Muslim.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Muslim. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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Muslim

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Muslim

: a person whose religion is Islam : a follower of Islam

Muslim

noun
Mus·​lim | \ ˈməz-ləm How to pronounce Muslim (audio) \

Kids Definition of Muslim

: a person whose religion is Islam

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