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mu·ez·zin

 (myo͞o-ĕz′ĭn, mo͞o-)
n. Islam
The crier who calls the faithful to prayer five times a day.

[Ottoman Turkish müezzin or Persian muazzin, from Arabic mu'aḏḏin, active participle of 'aḏḏana, to call to prayer; see azan.]
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muezzin

(muːˈɛzɪn)
n
(Islam) Islam the official of a mosque who calls the faithful to prayer five times a day from the minaret
[C16: changed from Arabic mu'adhdhin]
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mu•ez•zin

(myuˈɛz ɪn, mu-)

n.
a crier who calls Muslims to prayer.
Compare minaret.
[1575–85; < Turkish müezzin < Arabic mu'adhdhin]
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muezzin

A crier or caller to prayer who announces prayer times from the minaret of a mosque.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.muezzin - the Muslim official of a mosque who summons the faithful to prayer from a minaret five times a daymuezzin - the Muslim official of a mosque who summons the faithful to prayer from a minaret five times a day
announcer - someone who proclaims a message publicly
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Translations
мюезин
mujezin
müezzin
muezin
mujezin

muezzin

[muːˈezɪn] Nalmuecín m, almuédano m
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muezzin

[muˈɛzɪn] nmuezzin m
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muezzin

nMuezzin m
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muezzin

[muːˈɛzɪn] nmuezzin m inv
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