Wahhabi

noun
Wah·habi | \ wə-ˈhä-bē , wä- \
variants: or less commonly Wahabi

Definition of Wahhabi 

: a member of a puritanical Muslim sect founded in Arabia in the 18th century by Muhammad ibn-Abdul Wahhab and revived by ibn-Saud in the 20th century

Other words from Wahhabi

Wahhabism or less commonly Wahabism \wə-ˈhä-ˌbi-zəm, wä- \ noun
Wahhabite or less commonly Wahabite \wə-ˈhä-ˌbīt, wä- \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of Wahhabi

1807, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Wahhabi

Arabic wahhābī, from Muḥammad ibn ʽAbd al-Wahhāb (Abdul-Wahhab) †1787 Arab religious reformer

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