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essene

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Noun
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Es=sene

CIDE DICTIONARY

essenen. [Gr. , lit., physicians, because they practiced medicine, fr. Chald āsayā to heal, cf. Heb. asā.].
     One of a sect among the Jews in the time of our Savior, remarkable for their strictness and abstinence.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

essene, n. a member of an ancient Jewish ascetic sect living communally.

Etymology
L pl. Esseni f. Gk pl. Essenoi

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