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



BrE BrE//ˈmʌlə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʌlə//
; BrE BrE//ˈmʊlə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʊlə//
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a Muslim teacher of religion and holy law See related entries: Religious people Word Originearly 17th cent.: from Persian, Turkish, and Urdu mullā, from Arabic mawlā.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mullah