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Musselman

Definition:

a believer in or follower of Islam

Class:

person noun (people)

Usage:

archaic

Plural:

Musselmans

Member of:

Islam

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

Moslem [British spelling] | Muslim [American/Canadian spelling] | Mussalman [archaic] | Mussulman [archaic] | Musulman [archaic]

Etymology:

Turkish musulman ("Muslim"), from Ottoman Turkish مسلمان, from Persian مسلمان...
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Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Mussulman [disambiguation] | Musselman | Mussulmann | Musselmann | Musulman | Muselman | Musulmann | Muselmann | Musselmen

may have one of the following meanings. Musulman, "Muslim" in a number of languages (also used archaically in English as Mussulman, Musselman) | Muselmann, a Nazi concentration camp prisoner suffering from extreme stages of starvation | A surname, with... (37 of 130 words, 9 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Mussulman

Collins Dictionary:

Muslim | Muslims [plural] | Moslem | Muhammadan [rare, archaic] | Muhammedan [rare, archaic] | Moham. [abbreviation] | Mohammedan [abbreviation] | Mussulman [archaic] | Mussulmans [archaic, plural] | ...

a follower of the religion of Islam | of or relating to Islam, its doctrines, culture, etc (16 of 391 words, 2 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/muslim

Oxford Dictionary:

Muslim | Moslem | Mussulman [archaic] | Mussulmans [archaic, plural] | Mussulmen [archaic, plural]

a follower of the religion of Islam. | relating to Muslims or their religion. Muslim is the preferred spelling for "a follower of Islam", although the ... (25 of 88 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Muslim

Columbia Encyclopedia:

Muslim | Moslem | Mussulman

one who has embraced Islam, a follower of Muhammad. The form "Moslem" is also common in English; the term "Mussulman" is now rarely used. (24 of 45 words, pronunciation)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/society​/A​0834581​.html

Merriam-Webster:

Muslim | Moslem [Muslim] | Mussulman [Muslim] | Mussulmen [Muslim, plural] | Mussulmans [Muslim, plural] | Mussalman [Muslim] | Black Muslim [synonym, sense-specific]

an adherent of Islam | "Black Muslim" (6 of 43 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/muslim

American Heritage Dictionary:

Muslim | Mussulman [archaic] | Mussulmen [archaic, plural] | Mussulmans [archaic, plural] | Moslem [sense-specific]

also "Moslem" A believer in or adherent of Islam. | A member of the Nation of Islam; a Black Muslim. (19 of 40 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/muslim

Wiktionary:

Muslim | Muslims [plural] | Mussulman [archaic] | Mussulmans [archaic, plural] | Mussulmen [archaic, plural] | Mussalman [archaic] | Mussalmans [archaic, plural] | Moslem [outdated, sense-specific] | Sunni [subtype, sense-specific] | ...

Relating to believers of Islam. | A person who is a follower and believer of Islam. | [Yugoslavia] A native speaker of Serbo-Croatian whose ancestors followed Islam, a Bosniak. (27 of 40 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Muslim

Random House Dictionary:

Muslim | Muslims [plural] | Islamite | Mahometan [archaic, sense-specific, 2] | Moslems [sense-specific, 2, plural] | Muhammadan [sense-specific, 2] | Muhammedan [sense-specific, 2] | Muslems [plural] | Mussulman [plural] | ...

of or pertaining to the religion, law, or civilization of Islam. | an adherent of Islam. | "Black Muslim" (for definitions 1, 2). (21 of 38 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/muslim

Macmillan British Dictionary:

Muslim [countable] | Muslims [plural] | Moslem [outdated]

someone whose religion is Islam (5 of 33 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/Muslim

Cambridge Dictionary:

Muslim [entry 1] | Moslem

a person who follows the religion of Islam (8 of 15 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/muslim 1

Muslim [entry 2]

describes people who follow the religion of Islam (8 of 16 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/muslim 2

New World Dictionary:

Muslim | Moslem | Mussulman [archaic] | Mussulmans [archaic]

an adherent of Islam | of Islam or the Muslims (9 of 10 words, 2 definitions)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/muslim

Britannica Encyclopedia:

Islam [religion]

major world religion promulgated by the Prophet Muhammad in Arabia in the 7th century ce. The Arabic term islām, literally "surrender," illuminates ... (22 of 881 words, 13 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/295507​/Islam

Encarta Dictionary:

Muslim | Muslims [plural] | Moslem | Moslems [plural]

somebody whose religion is Islam | relating to the followers of Islam or to areas, cultures, or activities in which followers of Islam are especially ... (24 of 59 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861632043​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Wiktionary:

Mussulman [archaic] | Mussulmans [plural] | Mussulmen [plural]

Origin: Turkish musulman ("Muslim"), from Ottoman Turkish مسلمان, from Persian مسلمان (musalmân, "Muslim"), from Arabic مسلم (muslim, "Muslim").

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Mussulman

Online Etymology:

Mussulman

First use: 1560s

Origin: "a Muslim", from Turkish musulman, from Persian musulman (adjective), from Arabic muslim + adjective suffix -an.

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=mussulman

Collins Dictionary:

Mussulman | Mussulmans [plural] | Mussalman

First use: 16th century

Origin: from Persian Musulmān (pl) from Arabic Muslimūn, pl of Muslim

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/mussulman

Oxford Dictionary:

Mussulman | Mussulmans [plural] | Mussulmen [plural]

First use: late 16th century

Origin: Persian musulmān (originally an adjective), from muslim (see "Muslim")

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Mussulman

Merriam-Webster:

Mussulman | Mussulmen [plural] | Mussulmans [plural] | Mussalman

First use: about 1583

Origin: Turkish müslüman and Persian musulmān, modification of Arabic muslim

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/mussulman

American Heritage Dictionary:

Mussulman [archaic] | Mussulmen [plural] | Mussulmans [plural]

Origin: Turkish musulmān, probably alteration of Arabic muslim, Muslim; see "Muslim".

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/mussulman

New World Dictionary:

Mussulman [archaic]

Origin: Persian musulmān, a Muslim from Arabic muslim

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/mussulman

Encarta Dictionary:

Mussulman [archaic] | Mussulmen [plural] | Mussulmans [plural]

First use: Late 16th century

Origin: Persian musulmān "Muslim" (adjective) from Arabic muslim

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861632051​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

the Free Dictionary:

Mussulman

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Mussulman"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Mussulman"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "Mussulman" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Mussulman

YourDictionary Audio:

Mussulman

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Mussulman"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/mussulman

Collins Dictionary:

Mussalman | Mussalmans [plural] | Mussulman

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Mussalman"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/mussalman

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Mussalman

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Mussalman"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=mussul​01 word=Mussalman

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