beedi

[ bee-dee ]
/ ˈbi di /

noun, plural bee·dis.

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bidi

or bee·di, bi·ri

[ bee-dee ]
/ ˈbi di /

noun, plural bi·dis.

(in India) an inexpensive cigarette, locally produced usually from cut tobacco rolled in leaf.

Origin of bidi

< Hindi bīḍī < Sanskrit vīṭikā a preparation rolled in betel leaf
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