Definition of madhhab in English:

madhhab

(also madhab)

noun

Islam
  • Each of the schools of Sunni Islamic law, each of which is based on a particular system of interpretation of Islamic religious and legal texts.

Origin

1920s. From Arabic maḏhab way of thinking or acting; doctrine, opinion, legal system.

Pronunciation

madhhab

/ˈmaðhab//məˈdab/