caïd

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See also: caid and caíd

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قَائِد (qāʾid, leader).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

caïd m (plural caïds)

  1. (historical) caid
  2. (colloquial, especially of a criminal gang) big shot, big man; boss

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