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Qarmatian

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Arabic قرمطي, "those who wrote in small letters".

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Qarmatian (plural Qarmatians)

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  1. (historical) A member of a religious group combining elements of the Ismaili Shi'i branch of Islam with Persian mysticism, founded by Hamdan al-Qarmat and centered in eastern Arabia, where they attempted to establish a utopian republic in 899 CE.