Associations to the word «Imam»


IMAM, noun. A Shi'ite Muslim leader.
IMAM, noun. One who leads the salat prayers in a mosque.
IMAM BAYILDI, noun. A Turkish dish of aubergine stuffed with onion, garlic, and tomatoes then simmered in olive oil

Dictionary definition

IMAM, noun. (Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosque; for Shiites an imam is a recognized authority on Islamic theology and law and a spiritual guide.

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