Hashshashin

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Arabic حَشَّاشِين (ḥaššāšīn, hashish smokers), from حَشِيش (ḥašīš, hashish)

Proper noun[edit]

Hashshashin

  1. A religious group who used hashish to create mystic visions; they later became associated with the assassination of invading Christian leaders during the Crusades; their descendants are the Khojas.

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