from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of Ismaili.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of a sect of Shiite Mohammedans who maintained that Ismail was the seventh and last of the true imams, and that their chief was his vicegerent on earth.
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- n. an adherent of Ismailism; a member of the Ismaili branch of Shiism
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