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Batinism

[bat-n-iz-uh m]
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noun Islam.
  1. a secret movement in Islam, often associated with Ismaʿili Shiʿism.

Origin of Batinism

partial translation of Arabic bāṭiniyyah, equivalent to bāṭin inner, hidden + -iyyah abstract noun suffix
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