Batinism

[ bat-n-iz-uh m ]
/ ˈbæt nˌɪz əm /

noun Islam.

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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