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Meaning of IMAM

Pronunciation:  'Imam

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosque
 

IMAM is a 4 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: imaum
 
 See Also: leader, Mohammedan, Moslem, Muhammadan, Muhammedan, Muslim

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\I*mam"\, Iman \I*man"\, Imaum \I*maum"\, n. [Ar. im[=a]m.]
1. Among the Mohammedans, a minister or priest who performs
   the regular service of the mosque.

2. A Mohammedan prince who, as a successor of Mohammed,
   unites in his person supreme spiritual and temporal power.

 

 

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