bahai definition

  • noun:
    • A member associated with the sect of Babis comprising the adherents of Baha (Mirza Husain Ali, entitled “Baha 'u 'llah,” or, “the Splendor of God”), the elder half-brother of Mirza Yahya of Nur, whom succeeded the Bab since the head associated with the Babists. Baha in 1863 declared himself the supreme prophet associated with the sect, and became its distinguished head. There are well over 20,000 Bahais in the United States.
    • an instructor of or believer in Bahaism
  • adjective:
    • of or regarding Bahaism

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