zerda

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic زِيرْدَاو(zerdaw, fennec), possibly of Persian or African origin. Compare Persian زرد(zard, yellow) and the dialectal suffix و(-ow, -aw), creates nouns from adjectives.

Noun[edit]

zerda (plural zerdas)

  1. (archaic) The fennec.