Hashemite

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic هَاشِمِيّ (hāšimiyy, Hashemite) with English suffix -ite, from هَاشِم (hāšim, Hashim). The name signifies "breaker of bread", from هَشَمَ (hašama, to destroy, smash).

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Hashemite (plural Hashemites)

  1. One who lays claim to being a direct descendent of Hashim, the great grandfather of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

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Hashemite (not comparable)

  1. Relating to or being descendants of Hashim.

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