from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of a Muslim sect founded by Abdul Wahhab (1703-1792), known for its strict observance of the Koran and flourishing mainly in Arabia.
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- n. an adherent of the puritanical reform movement that arose in 18th century Arabia
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- n. a member of a strictly orthodox Sunni Muslim sect from Saudi Arabia; strives to purify Islamic beliefs and rejects any innovation occurring after the 3rd century of Islam
Arabic وهابي (wahhābiy, "Wahabi"), from وهب (wáhaba, "to give, to endow"). (Wiktionary)