Qarmatian

noun
Qar·ma·ti·an
variants: or Karmatian \kärˈmātēən \ or Karmathian or less commonly Carmathian \-āthēən \
plural -s

Definition of Qarmatian 

: a member of a Muslim Shiʽite sect founded in the 9th century and flourishing during the middle ages as a communistic secret society that in time expanded to a small independent state on the Persian gulf from which its members raided neighboring lands

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History and Etymology for Qarmatian

Hamdan Qarmat, 9th century Iraqi peasant who founded the sect + English -an

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