Ba·ha'i (bä-häē, bə-hī)
Of or relating to a religion founded in 1863 in Persia and emphasizing the spiritual unity of all humankind.
A teacher of or a believer in this faith.
[Persian bahā'ī, a follower of Bahā'ullāh, the Splendor of God, Bahaullah, from bahā', splendor, from Arabic; see bhw in the Appendix of Semitic roots.]
Ba·haism (bə-häĭz′əm, -hī-) n.
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