Pronunciation: (fat'u-mid), [key]
1. any caliph of the North African dynasty, 909–1171, claiming descent from Fatima and Ali.
2. any descendant of Fatima and Ali. Also,Fat•i•mitePronunciation: (fat'u-mīt"). [key]
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