or Eid ul-Fi·tr
[eed uh l-fee-truh]
- an Islamic festival that begins the day after Ramadan ends.
Origin of Eid al-Fitr
First recorded in 1730–40, Eid al-Fitr is from the Arabic word ʿīd al-fiṭr “festival of the breaking of the fast”
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