What does Bedouin mean?

Bedouin meaning in General Dictionary

Pertaining to the Bedouins nomad

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  • among nomadic Arabs which inhabit tents and are spread over Arabia Syria and north Africa esp when you look at the deserts
  • a part of a nomadic tribe of Arabs
  • one of several nomadic Arabs which live-in tents, and are scattered over Arabia, Syria, and north Africa, esp. in deserts.
  • regarding the Bedouins; nomad.

Bedouin meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1400, from Old French sleep

Bedouin meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) Among nomadic Arabs just who live-in tents, and generally are spread over Arabia, Syria, and northern Africa, esp. in the deserts.

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  • (a.) with respect to the Bedouins; nomad.

Sentence Examples with the word Bedouin

Lounging in a pillowed corner of the room, Tamer resembled a cross between a lion at rest and a desert Bedouin with his muscular form and loose garb.

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