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Mohammedan

noun [C] uk   /məˈhæm.ɪ.dən/  us   /moʊ-/ old-fashioned
a Muslim. This word was previously often used in English, but Muslims consider it offensive because it suggests that they worship Mohammed rather than Allah.
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