Meaning of Hasid
Pronunciation: (hä'sid Ashk. Heb. &khligô'sidSeph.Heb. &khligä&sylpsēd'), [key]
— pl. Ha•sid•im
- a member of a sect founded in Poland in the 18th century by Baal Shem-Tov and characterized by its emphasis on mysticism, prayer, ritual strictness, religious zeal, and joy. Cf. Mitnagged.
- an Assidean.
- hasid (Thesaurus)