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Shiite (n.)

1728, "a member of the Shia sect of Islam," from Shia + -ite (1), Latin-derived suffix denoting "follower."

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Definitions of Shiite from WordNet

Shiite (n.)
a member of the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs;
Synonyms: Shi'ite / Shiite Muslim / Shi'ite Muslim / Shia Muslim
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