Karaite

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Karaism (from Hebrew) + -ite.

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Karaite (plural Karaites)

  1. An adherent of Karaism (also called: Qaraism, Karaitism, Qaraitism, Karaite Judaism, Qaraite Judaism).
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Karaite (plural Karaites)

  1. (historical) A member of a particular Turco-Mongol tribal confederation (khanate) in the Altai-Sayan region during the 12th century.
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