(Islam) The person who issues the call to prayer from one of the minarets of a mosque.
The crier who calls the faithful to prayer five times a day.
In Muslim countries, a crier, as in a minaret, who calls the people to prayer five times a day.
Origin of muezzin
Ottoman Turkish müezzinor Persian muazzinfrom Arabic mu’aḏḏinactive participle of’aḏḏanato call to prayerazan
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From Turkishmüezzin or Ottoman Turkish مؤذن (müezzin), from Arabicمؤذن (muʾáḏḏin, “one who calls (to prayer), crier").
Muezzin Sentence Examples
Passing a mosque we could hear the muezzin calling the people to prayer.
The devout Moslem has to make a set response to each phrase of the Muezzin.
The Kajars were completely routed and thrown into confusion; but Aga Mahommed, with extraordinary presence of mind, remained in his tent, and at the first appearance of dawn his muezzin, or public crier, was ordered to call the faithful to morning prayer as usual.
The Muezzin, who is a paid servant of the mosque, must stand with his face towards Mecca and with the points of his forefingers in his ears while reciting Azan.