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mufti

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noun muf·ti \ˈməf-tē, ˈmu̇f-\

Definition of mufti

  1. :  a professional jurist who interprets Muslim law

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Origin and Etymology of mufti

Arabic muftī


First Known Use: 1586

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mufti

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noun muf·ti \ˈməf-tē\

Definition of mufti

  1. :  ordinary dress as distinguished from that denoting an occupation or station a priest in mufti; especially :  civilian clothes when worn by a person in the armed forces

Origin and Etymology of mufti

probably from 1mufti


First Known Use: 1816


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