hajji

noun
\ ˈha-jē How to pronounce hajji (audio) \
variants: or less commonly hadji

Definition of hajji

: one who has made a pilgrimage to Mecca often used as a title

First Known Use of hajji

1609, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hajji

Arabic ḥajjī, from ḥajj

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“Hajji.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hajji. Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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