fedayee

noun fe·da·yee \ fi-ˌda-ˈ(y)ē , -ˌdä- \

Definition of fedayee

plural fedayeen play \fi-ˌda-ˈ(y)ēn, -ˌdä-\
:a member of an Arab commando group operating especially against Israel usually used in plural

Origin and Etymology of fedayee

Arabic fidā'ī, literally, one who sacrifices himself


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