noun, plural Ge·o·nim [Sephardic Hebrew ge-aw-neem; Ashkenazic Hebrew gey-oh-nim] /Sephardic Hebrew gɛ ɔˈnim; Ashkenazic Hebrew geɪˈoʊ nɪm/, English Ga·ons.
Origin of Gaon
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It was adopted by some of the later Geonim from the Muʿtazila.
The chronicle of the Saboraim and Geonim as given by him is our guide for this epoch.History of the Jews, Vol. III (of 6)
Not even the Qaraite schism was able to break the power of the geonim.
Second, brief compilations of precepts, like the works of Hefez ben Yazliah and the responsa of some geonim.
The Geonim were required to do homage to the Exilarchs (see Exilarch) but were otherwise independent.