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Bar•me•cide



Pronunciation: (bär'mu-sīd"), [key]
n.
a member of a noble Persian family of Baghdad who, according to a tale in The Arabian Nights' Entertainments, gave a beggar a pretended feast with empty dishes.

adj.
Barmecidal.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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