from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the followers of Abd-el-Wahhab (1691-1787), a Mohammedan reformer, who opposed all practices not sanctioned by the Koran.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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


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