maraboutism

noun, sometimes capitalized
mar·​a·​bout·​ism | \ -ü(t)ˌizəm, -üˌti- \
plural -s

Definition of maraboutism

1 : the way of life of a Muslim holy man
2 : veneration of Muslim holy men : veneration of marabouts

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“Maraboutism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maraboutism. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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