Wahabee
Wahabee Wa*ha"bee, n. [Ar. wah[=a]bi.] A follower of Abdel Wahab (b. 1691; d. 1787), a reformer of Mohammedanism. His doctrines prevail particularly among the Bedouins, and the sect, though checked in its influence, extends to most parts of Arabia, and also into India. [Written also {Wahaby}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Wahaby — Wahabee Wa*ha bee, n. [Ar. wah[=a]bi.] A follower of Abdel Wahab (b. 1691; d. 1787), a reformer of Mohammedanism. His doctrines prevail particularly among the Bedouins, and the sect, though checked in its influence, extends to most parts of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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