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monasticism: A practice
money: A practice
Mongol horse sacrifice: A practice
monkeys: A practice
monk: A male Christian ascetic who has taken a vow of celibacy
monotheletism: A practice
monsoon: "for Skt. varṣakāla monsoon"
Mosaic pedigree: Being a descendant of biblical Moses
mosaics: A practice
mosque: A place where Muslims gather to pray
mountain-climbing chains: A practice
Mourners of Jerusalem: A Karaite movement
mourning: A practice
muezzin: A practice
mufrad, mufradūn: "enrolled troops"
Muḥammad's night-journey: to Jerusalem
muḥtasib: Market inspector
muhurdār: An office
mujāwir: A Muslim "sojourner" who stays at a holy place for prolonged instruction
mukhmalāt: "pile carpet"
al-mulabban: a sweet made of pistachios and almonds
mulammaʿ: "macaronic song in mixed Persian and Turkish"
mulberries: A practice
mullet: a fish
munj: "a type of pea"
al-muqarraṣa : "a kind of sweetmeat"
muqrī: A Qur’ān reciter
Murad: the name
mūra: "a seat in India"
muṣallā: A practice
mushang peas: A practice
mūsh khwār: eater of rats, a Persian insult for Arabs, based on bedouin willingness to eat jerboa
mushrak: a type of bread or cake
music: A practice
muskdeer: A practice
musk: A practice
mustakhraj: "Collector of Revenue,"
mustard shoots: A practice
muṭanfas: "European red cloth at Māllī"
mūt: "a kind of millet (Cyperus rotundus)"
Muẓaffarī dirham: A type of currency in Yemen
myriad: The number 10,000 used also to mean "uncountably many"
myron: A holy oil in a Christian church
nabīdh: "fermented drink"
Nabroel: divinity of the Manicheans
nafaqa: Livelihood, allowance
al-Nafs al-Zakiyya: A practice
nāʾib: A deputy or substitute
al-Najshī Kifālī: title of a qāḍī at Constantinople (perhaps corrupted from al-bakhshī Kifālī)
nakh: "gold brocade"
naming: A practice
Nanay: goddess of the Persians
nān: "Persian bread"
naphtha: A practice
naqāra: a type of drum
naqb: A subterranean hiding place to resist sieges
naqīb al-ashrāf: Title
nāqūs: Church gong
Nāśīʾ: A prominent leader in the Jewish community (occasionally, this term might refer to a Davidic pedigree)
nasīj: "gold brocade"
nature: as a philosophical and theological category
Nawasard: First month of the Armenian calendar
naydā: "confection made in Egypt"
naẓm: "articles for barter"
New Sunday: the Sunday after Easter
Nile boats: A practice
Nile flood: seasonal variation of the Nile
Ninos: idol of the Egyptians
Nisroch: idol at Nineveh
Non-religious literature: A practice
noria: A water-wheel
notary: A practice
nōyān: Title for a Mongol military officer
nun: A female Christian ascetic who has taken a vow of celibacy
Nuqara: ""a type of worm, or grub""
nuqra dirhams: a variety of dirham
nutmeg: A practice
oblations to Abū Isḥāq al-Kāzarūnī: A practice
Officials of the Pope: A practice
Oikonomos Megalos: A title of one of the ministers in Constantinople
oil of sandalwood : A practice
Old Man of the Mountain: leader of the Syrian Nizārī state
olive oil: A practice
olives: A practice
olympiads: A practice
Olympic games: A practice
Opening the Canal: an annual festival to open the Khalij canal in Cairo
operations: as a Christological category
Opium: a drug derived from the opium poppy plant
oracle of Apollo at Daphne: A practice
orange-tree: A practice
ordo: "royal camp"
Orhan: the name