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- n. One who participates in a jihad; a mujahid.
- adj. Pertaining to the Islamic fundamentalist doctrine of jihadism.
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- n. a Muslim who is involved in a jihad
jihad + -ist. Attested from the 1910s in the sense of "a mujahid". The adjectival sense of "pertaining to the jihadist movement" is from the 1960s.. (Wiktionary)