Definition of muezzin noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

muezzin

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//muːˈezɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//muːˈezɪn//
 
; BrE BrE//mjuːˈezɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mjuːˈezɪn//
 
Religious people
 
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a man who calls Muslims to prayer, usually from the tower of a mosque See related entries: Religious people Word Origin late 16th cent.: dialect variant of Arabic mu'ad̲d̲in, active participle of ad̲d̲ana' ‘proclaim’.
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