Posted on 03/12/2012 by __socrates

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BATUL بتول.

Lit. “A shoot or offest” of a palm-tree cut off from its mother tree “a virign” (as cut off or withheld from men). The term al-Batul is applied to Fatimah, the daughter of Muhammad, because she was separated from the other women of her age by her excellences, Heb. Bethulah.

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam

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