Pronunciation: (sä'yid, sā'id), [key]
1. (in Islamic countries) a supposed descendant of Muhammad through his grandson Hussein, the second son of his daughter Fatima.
2. a title of respect, esp. for royal personages. Also,said,say'ed,say'id.
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