taqlid

noun
taq·​lid | \ taˈklēd \
plural -s

Definition of taqlid

Islam
: uncritical and unqualified acceptance of a traditional orthodoxy or of an authoritarian code of a particular religious teacher

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History and Etymology for taqlid

Arabic taqlīd, literally, winding round; from the custom of honoring one by girding him with a sword

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“Taqlid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/taqlid. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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