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Saudi (adj.)

1933 (Sa'udis), from Sa'ud, family name of the rulers of Nejd from 18c. and of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia since 1932. The name is from Arabic sa'd "good fortune, happiness." With common Semitic national designation suffix -i. Related: Saudi Arabia; Saudi Arabian.

updated on January 03, 2022

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Definitions of Saudi from WordNet
1
Saudi (n.)
a native or inhabitant of Saudi Arabia;
Synonyms: Saudi Arabian
2
Saudi (adj.)
of or relating to Saudi Arabia or its people;
Synonyms: Saudi-Arabian
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