Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: imaum  i'maam
  1. (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
    - imam

Derived forms: imaums

Type of: leader, Moslem, Muslim

Encyclopedia: Imaum