OTHER WORDS FROM EsseneEs·se·ni·an [e-see-nee-uhn], /ɛˈsi ni ən/, Es·sen·ic [e-sen-ik], /ɛˈsɛn ɪk/, adjective
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Further, John's rite had a far deeper religious significance than the Essene washings.The Life of Jesus of Nazareth|Rush Rhees
Another derivation of the name Essene is "bather," baptist, from their frequent ablutions.
The original Essene ideas from which it had sprung were completely lost to view.
There is a hint of this in Essene's account of Lassik war stories (1942, p. 91).California Athabascan Groups|Martin A. Baumhoff
The twelve chosen were all Jews, probably of the Essene order.The World's Sixteen Crucified Saviors|Kersey Graves