Etymology
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muezzin (n.)

"official who calls Muslims to prayer from the minaret of a mosque," 1580s, from Arabic muadhdhin, properly active participle of adhdhana, frequentative of adhanna "he proclaimed," from uthn "ear." Compare Hebrew he'ezin "he gave ear, heard," from ozen "ear." The English spelling is from dialectal use of -z- for -dh-.

updated on March 14, 2019

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Definitions of muezzin from WordNet

muezzin (n.)
the Muslim official of a mosque who summons the faithful to prayer from a minaret five times a day;
Synonyms: muazzin / muadhdhin
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