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paynim Syllabification: pay·nim
Pronunciation: /ˈpānim/

Definition of paynim in English:


A non-Christian, especially a Muslim.


Middle English: from Old French paienime, from ecclesiastical Latin paganismus 'heathenism', from paganus 'heathen' (see pagan).

Words that rhyme with paynim

minim • pseudonym

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