BABIST

Babism

[bah-biz-uhm]
noun
Bābī ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1840–50; Bab + -ism

Babist, noun, adjective
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Babism (ˈbɑːbɪzəm)
 
n
Compare Baha'í Faith a pantheistic Persian religious sect, founded in 1844 by the Bab, forbidding polygamy, concubinage, begging, trading in slaves, and indulgence in alcohol and drugs

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Babism
1850; see Baha'i.
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