alim

noun
\ ˈäˌlim \
plural -s

Definition of alim

: a Muslim learned in religious matters

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First Known Use of alim

1841, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alim

Arabic ʽālim

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“Alim.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alim. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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