Hashemite meaning

hăshə-mīt
A member of a princely Arab family claiming direct descent from the prophet Muhammad.
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A member of an Arabian princely family claiming descent from Muhammad.
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Of or pertaining to this family.
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(mineralogy) An orthorhombic-dipyramidal mineral containing barium, chromium, oxygen, and sulfur.
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One who lays claim to being a direct descendent of Hasmim (the great grandfather of the prophet Muhammad).
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Relating to such a family or clan.
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Origin of hashemite

  • From Arabic hāšimī from hašama to destroy, smash hśm in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Arabic هاشمي (Hāšimī), from [script?] (hašama, “to destroy, smash”).

    From Wiktionary