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

Derived forms: Shiite Muslims

Type of: Moslem, Muslim

Part of: Shia, Shiah, Shiah Islam

Encyclopedia: Shi'ite Muslim