Hasid

noun
Ha·sid | \ ˈha-səd , ˈḵä- \
variants: or less commonly or Chassid
plural Hasidim also Chasidim or Chassidim\ˈha-sə-dəm, ḵä-ˈsē- \

Definition of Hasid 

1 : a member of a Jewish sect of the second century b.c. opposed to Hellenism and devoted to the strict observance of the ritual law

2 or less commonly Hassid \ˈha-səd, ˈḵä- \ : a member of a Jewish mystical sect founded in Poland about 1750 in opposition to rationalism and ritual laxity

Other words from Hasid

Hasidic or less commonly Hassidic or Chasidic or Chassidic \ha-ˈsi-dik, hä-, ḵä- \ adjective

First Known Use of Hasid

1812, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Hasid

Hebrew ḥāsīdh pious

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