Definitions for wahhabiwəˈhɑ bi, wɑ-; -baɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Wah•ha•biwəˈhɑ bi, wɑ-; -baɪt(n.)(pl.)-bis also -bites.
or Wa•ha•bi ; also Wah•ha•bite
a member of a conservative Muslim group founded orig. by followers of ‘Abd al-Wahhab (1703–92).
Category: Eastern Religions
Origin of Wahhabi:
1800–10; < Ar, =‘Abd al-Wahhab+-ī suffix of appurtenance
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
"Osama bin Laden is said to be a Wahhabi Muslim"
an adherent of the puritanical reform movement that arose in 18th century Arabia
Origin: وهابي, from وهب.
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