Moslem
Moslem Mos"lem (m[o^]z"l[e^]m), n.; pl. {Moslems} (m[o^]z"l[e^]mz), or collectively {Moslem}. [Ar. muslim a true believer in the Mohammedan faith, fr. salama to submit to God, to resign one's self to the divine will. Cf. {Islam}, {Mussulman}.] An adherent of Islam; a Mussulman; an orthodox Mohammedan. [Written also {muslim}.] ``Heaps of slaughtered Moslem.'' --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

They piled the ground with Moslem slain. --Halleck. [1913 Webster]


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  • Moslem — Mos lem (m[o^]z l[e^]m), n.; pl. {Moslems} (m[o^]z l[e^]mz), or collectively {Moslem}. [Ar. muslim a true believer in the Mohammedan faith, fr. salama to submit to God, to resign one s self to the divine will. Cf. {Islam}, {Mussulman}.] An… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moslem — Mos lem (m[o^]z l[e^]m), a. Of or pertaining to the Mohammedans; Mohammedan; as, Moslem lands; the Moslem faith. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moslem — Moslem, so v.w. Muhammedaner …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Moslem — Moslem, s. Muslim …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Moslem — (Muslim, Mehrzahl Muslimun; d.h. Gottergebene), verderbt: Muselmänner, die Anhänger des Islam …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Moslem — Moslem, soviel als Mohammedaner …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Moslem — Sm Muselman(n) …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Moslem — see Muslim …   Etymology dictionary

  • Moslem — The preferred and more usual spelling is Muslim …   Modern English usage

  • Moslem — [mäz′ləm, mäs′ləm] n., adj. [Ar muslim, true believer < aslama, to resign oneself (to God)] MUSLIM …   English World dictionary

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