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faqir

[fuh-keer, fey-ker] /fəˈkɪər, ˈfeɪ kər/
noun
1.
Also, faquir.
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British Dictionary definitions for faqir

fakir

/fəˈkɪə; ˈfeɪkə/
noun
1.
a Muslim ascetic who rejects wordly possessions
2.
a Hindu ascetic mendicant or holy man
Word Origin
C17: from Arabic faqīr poor

faqir

/fəˈkɪə; ˈfeɪkə/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of fakir
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Word Origin and History for faqir
n.

see fakir.

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