BAPHOMET

Baphomet

Baph"o*met\, n.[A corruption of Mahomet or Mohammed, the Arabian prophet: cf. Pr. Bafomet, OSp. Mafomat, OPg. Mafameda.] An idol or symbolical figure which the Templars were accused of using in their mysterious rites.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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