What does bedouin mean?

Definitions for bedouinˈbɛd u ɪn, ˈbɛd wɪn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bedouin.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bedouin, Beduin(noun)

    a member of a nomadic tribe of Arabs


  1. bedouin(Noun)

    A generic name for a desert-dweller; a term generally applied to Arab nomadic groups

  2. Origin: From بدويون, plural form of بدوي.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bedouin(noun)

    one of the nomadic Arabs who live in tents, and are scattered over Arabia, Syria, and northern Africa, esp. in the deserts

  2. Bedouin(adj)

    pertaining to the Bedouins; nomad


  1. Bedouin

    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).

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bedouin

    bed′ōō-in, n. the name given to those Arabs who live in tents and lead a nomadic life. [Fr.—Ar. bādāwin, dwellers in the desert.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bedouin in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bedouin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Margrit Gabriele Müller:

    In Europe and America, falconry is a sport. But here in the Emirates, falconry was traditionally a means to hunt meat, life was very difficult in the desert and falcons were essential to the survival of Bedouin families.

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