ansar

plural noun
an·​sar | \ ˈanˌsär \

Definition of ansar

often capitalized : the citizens of Medina who received and supported Muhammad following the hegira

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First Known Use of ansar

1780, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ansar

Arabic anṣār, plural of nāṣir helper

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“Ansar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ansar. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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