Muslim and Sikh

Muslim

A Muslim, also spelled Moslem, is an adherent of Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion based on the Qur'an—which Muslims consider the verbatim word of God as revealed to prophet Muhammad—and, with lesser authority than the Qur'an, the teachings and practices of Muhammad as recorded in traditional accounts, called hadith.

Muslim adj : of or relating to or supporting Islamism; "Islamic art" [syn: {Moslem}, {Islamic}] n : a believer or follower of Islam [syn: {Moslem}, {Mohammedan}, {Muhammedan}, {Muhammadan}, {Islamist}]

Muslim \Mus"lim\, n. & a. See {Moslem}. [1913 Webster]

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]

Sikh

A Sikh ( or ; , ' ) is a follower of Sikhism, a religion that originated in the 15th century in the Punjab region of South Asia or a member of the Sikh people.

Sikh adj : of or relating to the Sikhs or their religious beliefs and customs n : an adherent of Sikhism

Sikhs \Sikhs\, n. pl.; sing. {Sikh}. [Hind. Sikh, properly, a disciple.] A religious sect noted for warlike traits, founded in the Punjab at the end of the 15th century. [1913 Webster]

Data Sources:

  • muslim: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • muslim: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • muslim: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • sikh: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • sikh: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44

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