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Sunnite

Sun·nite

Sunnite

 
pronunciation:
sU naIt
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part of speech: noun
definition: a member of the main sect of Islam, believing in the Sunna as an authoritative supplement to the Koran, and accepting the first four caliphs as Muhammad's rightful successors; Sunni. (Cf. Shiite.)
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The word sunnite contains the following part:
-ite2 Greek noun-forming suffix that means person or thing that comes from, or is a member or follower of