Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[fat-uh-mid] /ˈfæt ə mɪd/

any caliph of the North African dynasty, 909–1171, claiming descent from Fatima and Ali.
any descendant of Fatima and Ali.
a member of the Muslim dynasty, descended from Fatima, daughter of Mohammed, and Ali, her husband, that ruled over North Africa and parts of Egypt and Syria (909–1171)
Also called Fatimite (ˈfætɪˌmaɪt). a descendant of Fatima and Ali

Arab dynasty that ruled 908-1171 in North Africa and sometimes Egypt and Syria, from Fatima, daughter of Muhammad by his first wife, Khadija; Fatima married Ali, and from them the dynasty claimed descent.


Read Also:

  • Fating

    [feyt] /feɪt/ noun 1. something that unavoidably befalls a person; fortune; lot: It is always his fate to be left behind. 2. the universal principle or ultimate agency by which the order of things is presumably prescribed; the decreed cause of events; time: Fate decreed that they would never meet again. 3. that which is […]

  • Fat lady sings

    Related Terms the opera’s never over till the fat lady sings

  • Fat lamb

    noun 1. (Austral & NZ) a lamb bred for its tender meat, esp for export trade

  • Fatling

    [fat-ling] /ˈfæt lɪŋ/ noun 1. a young animal, as a calf or a lamb, fattened for slaughter. /ˈfætlɪŋ/ noun 1. a young farm animal fattened for killing (1.) A fatted animal for slaughter (2 Sam. 6:13; Isa. 11:6; Ezek. 39:18. Comp. Matt. 22:4, where the word used in the original, sitistos, means literally “corn-fed;” i.e., […]

Disclaimer: Fatimid definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.