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paynim

Syllabification: pay·nim
Pronunciation: /ˈpānim
 
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Definition of paynim in English:

noun

archaic
A non-Christian, especially a Muslim.

Origin

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

Words that rhyme with paynim

minimpseudonym

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