sidi

noun
si·​di
variants: or less commonly seedee \ ˈsēdē \
plural -s

Definition of sidi

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 formerly, in India : an African Muslim holding a high position under a King of the Deccan used as a title of respect
2 India & East Africa
a : ethiopian
b : a black person

sidi

Definition of sidi (Entry 2 of 2)

variant of

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History and Etymology for sidi

Noun

Arabic (in India and Africa) sīdī, from sayyidī my lord, from sayyid lord

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“Sidi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sidi. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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