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berdache

[ber-dash]
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noun
  1. Older Use: Sometimes Offensive. two-spirit(def 1).
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Origin of berdache

1800–10; < North American French; French bardache passive partner in sodomy, boy prostitute < South Italian bardascia < Arabic bardaj slave < Persian bardah
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