Shiite

noun
Shi·​ite | \ ˈshē-ˌīt How to pronounce Shiite (audio) \

Definition of Shiite

: a Muslim of the Shia branch of Islam

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Shiite adjective

First Known Use of Shiite

1728, in the meaning defined above

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“Shiite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Shiite. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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Shiite

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: a Muslim who is a member of the Shia branch of Islam

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