Mohammedan

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Mohammed +‎ -an, from the earlier form Mahometan, coined in the 17th century.

NounEdit

Mohammedan (plural Mohammedans)

  1. (now largely obsolete and offensive) Muslim.

AdjectiveEdit

Mohammedan (not comparable)

  1. (now largely obsolete and offensive) Muslim, Islamic.

Usage notesEdit

See the usage notes about "Mohammedanism".

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 2 February 2014, at 23:18