Definition of Mussulman in US English:

Mussulman

noun & adjective

  • archaic term for Muslim
    • ‘The old royal races, the noble classes, and in particular the Mussulmans who formed the bulk of the official class under the Great Moguls, have suffered most and benefited least from our rule.’

Origin

Late 16th century: from Persian musulmān (originally an adjective), from muslim (see Muslim).

Pronunciation

Mussulman

/ˈməsəlmən/