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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fakir  \Fa"kir\,  n.  [Ar.  faq[=i]r  poor.] 
  An  Oriental  religious  ascetic  or  begging  monk.  [Written  also 
  {faquir}  anf  {fakeer}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fakeer 
  n  :  a  Muslim  or  Hindu  mendicant  monk  who  is  regarded  as  a  holy 
  man  [syn:  {fakir},  {faqir},  {faquir}] 




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