See also: Bedouin and bédouin

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From Old French beduin (compare French bédouin), from بَدَوِين ‎(badawīn), colloquial plural of بَدَوِيّ ‎(badawiyy), from بَدْو ‎(badw, desert, camp).

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bedouin ‎(plural bedouins)

  1. A desert-dweller, especially a member of a nomadic Arab desert tribe.

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