nounplural noun Mussulmans, plural noun Mussulmenarchaic
A follower of the religion of Islam; a Muslim.
- ‘The old royal races, the noble classes, and in particular the Mussulmans who formed the bulk of the official class under the Great Moguls, have suffered most and benefited least from our rule.’
Relating to Muslims or their religion.
Late 16th century from Persian musulmān (originally an adjective), from muslim (see Muslim).
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