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or beedi, biri

[bee-dee] /ˈbi di/
noun, plural bidis.
(in India) an inexpensive cigarette, locally produced usually from cut tobacco rolled in leaf.
Origin of bidi
< Hindi bīḍī < Sanskrit vīṭikā a preparation rolled in betel leaf Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • As he wept, bidi and Bidhati descended from the sky and asked him the reason of his sorrow.

    Santal Folk Tales A. Campbell
  • bidi and Bidhati instructed me how to proceed, and I have brought you to life again.

    Santal Folk Tales A. Campbell
  • So they returned joyfully home singing the praises of bidi and Bidhati.

    Santal Folk Tales A. Campbell

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