[ hash-uh-mahyt ]
/ ˈhæʃ əˌmaɪt /
a member of any Arab dynasty in the Middle East founded by Husein ibn-Ali or his descendants.
of or relating to the Hashimites.
Origin of Hashimite
1690–1700; Hāshim great-grandfather of Muhammad + -ite1
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