Dervish

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From Turkish derviş, from Persian درویش(darviš).

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Dervish (plural Dervishes)

  1. A member of a Sufi Muslim ascetic fraternity of mendicant friars.
  2. (historical) A citizen or inhabitant of Darawiish (circa 1895–1920 C.E.), the Dhulbahante anti-colonial polity geographically corresponding with Khaatumo.

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