a Muslim following the teachings and traditions of an ancient form of Islamic mysticism
Origin of SufiArabic ??f?, ascetic, literally , (a man) of wool ; from ??f, wool
A Muslim mystic.
Of or relating to the Sufis.
Origin of SufiArabic &slowdot;&umacron;f&imacron;, (man) of wool, Sufi, from &slowdot;&umacron;f, wool (probably from their woolen garments), perhaps from Aramaic &slowdot;ippa, &slowdot;uppa, carded wool; see &slowdot;pp in Semitic roots.
- Su′fic , Su·fis′tic