One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In Sufism: a spiritual guide who initiates into a mystical order a postulant wishing to follow the Sufi path to God.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Richard Burton (1821–1890), explorer and author. From Arabic muršid person who gives right guidance, active participle of aršada to guide rightly.
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