Mahdi

noun Mah·di \ ˈmä-dē \

Definition of Mahdi

1 : the expected messiah of Muslim tradition
2 : a Muslim leader who assumes a messianic role

Mahdism

play \ˈmä-ˌdi-zəm\ noun

Mahdist

play \ˈmä-dist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of mahdi

Arabic mahdī, literally, one rightly guided


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