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bedouin


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bedouin  \Bed"ou*in\,  n.  [F.  b['e]douin,  OF  b['e]duin,  fr  Ar 
  bedaw[=i]  rural,  living  in  the  desert,  fr  badw  desert,  fr 
  bad[=a]  to  live  in  the  desert,  to  lead  a  nomadic  life.] 
  One  of  the  nomadic  Arabs  who  live  in  tents,  and  are  scattered 
  over  Arabia,  Syria,  and  northern  Africa,  esp.  in  the  deserts. 
  --  {Bed"ou*in*ism},  n. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bedouin  \Bed"ou*in\,  a. 
  Pertaining  to  the  Bedouins;  nomad. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Bedouin 
  n  :  a  member  of  the  a  nomadic  tribe  of  Arabs  [syn:  {Bedouin},  {Beduin}] 




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