Ababda

noun Abab·da \ə-ˈbab-də\
variants: or

Ababdeh

\ə-ˈbab-de\

Definition of Ababda

plural

Ababda

or

Ababdas

or

Ababdeh

or

Ababdehs

  1. 1 :  an Arabic-speaking mostly nomadic Beja people of Upper Egypt

  2. 2 :  a member of the Ababda people

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Origin and Etymology of ababda

borrowed from Arabic ʽAbābda (singular ʽabbādī)


First Known Use: 1820


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