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

 

mullah

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈmʌlə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʌlə//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈmʊlə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʊlə//
 
Religious people
 
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a Muslim teacher of religion and holy law See related entries: Religious people Word Origin early 17th cent.: from Persian, Turkish, and Urdu mullā, from Arabic mawlā.
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