(Mo"ha) n. (Bot.) A kind of millet (Setaria Italica); German millet.
(Mo"hair`) n. [F. moire, perh. from Ar. mukhayyar a kind of coarse camelot or haircloth; but
prob. fr. L. marmoreus of marble, resembling marble. Cf. Moire, Marble.] The long silky hair or wool
of the Angora goat of Asia Minor; also, a fabric made from this material, or an imitation of such fabric.
(Mo*ham"med*an) a. [From Mohammed, fr. Ar. muhámmad praiseworthy, highly praised.]
Of or pertaining to Mohammed, or the religion and institutions founded by Mohammed. [Written also
Mahometan, Mahomedan, Muhammadan, etc.]
(Mo*ham"med*an), n. A follower of Mohammed, the founder of Islamism; one who professes
Mohammedanism or Islamism.
(Mo*ham"med*an*ism, Mo*ham"med*ism) n. The religion, or doctrines and precepts,
of Mohammed, contained in the Koran; Islamism.
(Mo*ham"med*an*ize, Mo*ham"med*ize) v. t. To make conformable to the principles,
or customs and rites, of Mohammedanism. [Written also Mahometanize.]
1. (Ethnol.) One of a tribe of Indians who formed part of the Five Nations. They formerly inhabited the
valley of the Mohawk River.
2. One of certain ruffians who infested the streets of London in the time of Addison, and took the name
from the Mohawk Indians. [Slang] Spectator. Macaulay.
(Mo*hi"cans) n. pl.; sing. Mohican (Ethnol.) A tribe of Lenni-Lenape Indians who formerly
inhabited Western Connecticut and Eastern New York. [Written also Mohegans.]
(||Mo"ho) n. [Native name.] (Zoöl.) A gallinule (Notornis Mantelli) formerly inhabiting New Zealand,
but now supposed to be extinct. It was incapable of flight. See Notornis.
(Mo"hock) n. See Mohawk.
(||Mo*ho"li) n. (Zoöl.) See Maholi.
(Mohr) n. (Zoöl.) A West African gazelle having horns on which are eleven or twelve very prominent
rings. It is one of the species which produce bezoar. [Written also mhorr.]
(Mo"hur) n. [Hind., fr. Per. muhur, muhr, a gold coin, a seal, seal ring.] A British Indian gold
coin, of the value of fifteen silver rupees, or $7.21. Malcom.