kaid

noun
\ ˈkīd, ˈkäˌēd \
plural -s

Definition of kaid

: a tribal chief or governor of a district or group of villages in northern Africa

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History and Etymology for kaid

Arabic qā'id leader, commander in chief, from qād to command

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“Kaid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kaid. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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