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Karmathians

A Mohammedan sect which rose in Irak in the ninth Christian century. Its founder was Ahmad, a poor labourer who assumed the name of Karmat, and professed to be a prophet.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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