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druse


druse


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Druse  \Druse\,  n.  [Cf.  G.  druse  bonny,  crystallized  piece  of 
  ore,  Bohem.  druza  Cf  {Dross}.]  (Min.) 
  A  cavity  in  a  rock,  having  its  interior  surface  studded  with 
  crystals  and  sometimes  filled  with  water;  a  geode. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Druse  \Druse\,  n. 
  One  of  a  people  and  religious  sect  dwelling  chiefly  in  the 
  Lebanon  mountains  of  Syria. 
 
  The  Druses  separated  from  the  Mohammedan  Arabs  in  the 
  9th  century.  Their  characteristic  dogma  is  the  unity  of 
  God.  --  Am  Cyc.