Beduin

Beduin

[bed-oo-in, bed-win]
noun, plural Beduins (especially collectively) Beduin, adjective

Origin:
1895–1900

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Bedouin or Beduin (ˈbɛdʊɪn)
 
n , -ins, -in
1.  a member of any of the nomadic tribes of Arabs inhabiting the deserts of Arabia, Jordan, and Syria, as well as parts of the Sahara
2.  a wanderer or rover
 
adj
3.  of or relating to the Bedouins
4.  wandering or roving
 
[C14: from Old French beduin, from Arabic badāwi, plural of badwi, from badw desert]
 
Beduin or Beduin
 
n
 
adj
 
[C14: from Old French beduin, from Arabic badāwi, plural of badwi, from badw desert]

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