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Noun: Shiite  'shee,It
  1. A member of the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs
    - Shi'ite, Shiite Muslim, Shi'ite Muslim, Shia Muslim

Derived forms: Shi'ites, Shiites

Type of: Moslem, Muslim

Part of: Shia, Shiah, Shiah Islam

Encyclopedia: Shiite