(in some American Indian tribes) a man who adopts the dress and social roles traditionally assigned to women.

1800–10; < North American French; French bardache passive partner in sodomy, boy prostitute < South Italian bardascia < Arabic bardaj slave < Persian bardah Unabridged
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