Naassene

noun Na·as·sene \nāˈaˌsēn\

Definition of Naassene

plural

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  1. :  a member of one of the Ophite group of Gnostic sects noted for its worship of the serpent as the principle of generation

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Origin and Etymology of naassene

Late Greek naassēnos, from naas snake, from Hebrew naḥash


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