mammetry

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EtymologyEdit

From Anglo-Norman maumeterie, a reduced form of mahumetterie (idolatry, heathendom), from Mahumet (Muhammad), from Old French Mahomet, ultimately from Arabic محمد (see Muhammad for more). Equivalent to mammet +‎ -ry.

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mammetry (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) The religion of Muhammad: Islam.
  2. (archaic) Idolatry; paganism.
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