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Definition: Tradition based on the precedent of Muhammad's words and deeds that serves as one of the sources of Islamic law. When lowercase, hadith, it simply refers to any oral or written report about the sayings and actions of Muhammad.

Also Known As: ahadith (pl.)

Alternate Spellings: hadeeth

Common Misspellings: none

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