a member of an Arabian princely family claiming descent from Muhammad
Origin of Hashemiteafter H?shim, great-grandfather of Mohammed
of or pertaining to this family
A member of a princely Arab family claiming direct descent from the prophet Muhammad.
Origin of HashemiteFrom Arabic hāšimī from hašama to destroy, smash hśm
- One who lays claim to being a direct descendent of Hasmim (the great grandfather of the prophet Muhammad).
- Relating to such a family or clan
From Arabic هاشمي (Hāšimī), from [script?] (hašama, “to destroy, smash”).