HyperDic: shiite

English > 1 sense of the word Shiite:
NOUNperson Shiite, Shi'ite, Shiite Muslim, Shi'ite Muslim, Shia Muslima member of the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs
Shiite > pronunciation
Soundsshiy'ay.t
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English > Shiite: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs.
SynonymsShi'ite, Shiite Muslim, Shi'ite Muslim, Shia Muslim
Member ofShiah, Shia, Shiah IslamOne of the two main branches of orthodox Islam
BroaderMuslim, MoslemA believer in or follower of Islam
Spanishchií, chiíta
Catalanxiïta

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