Definitions for bedouinˈbɛd u ɪn, ˈbɛd wɪn
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Bed•ou•inˈbɛd u ɪn, ˈbɛd wɪn(n.)(pl.)-ins; -in.
an Arab of the deserts of SW Asia and N Africa, traditionally tent-dwelling and dependent on animal herds for subsistence.
a nomad; wanderer.
Origin of Bedouin:
1350–1400; ME Bedoyn < MF beduyn < Ar badawī desert-dweller =badw desert +-ī suffix of appurtenance
a member of a nomadic tribe of Arabs
A generic name for a desert-dweller; a term generally applied to Arab nomadic groups
Origin: From بدويون, plural form of بدوي.
one of the nomadic Arabs who live in tents, and are scattered over Arabia, Syria, and northern Africa, esp. in the deserts
pertaining to the Bedouins; nomad
The Bedouin are a part of a predominantly desert-dwelling Arabian ethnic group traditionally divided into tribes, or clans, known in Arabic as ʿašāʾir (عَشَائِر).
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