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or bee·di, bi·ri

noun, plural bi·dis.
  1. (in India) an inexpensive cigarette, locally produced usually from cut tobacco rolled in leaf.
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Origin of bidi

< Hindi bīḍī < Sanskrit vīṭikā a preparation rolled in betel leaf
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Examples from the Web for bidi

Historical Examples of bidi

  • As he wept, Bidi and Bidhati descended from the sky and asked him the reason of his sorrow.

    Santal Folk Tales

    A. Campbell

  • Bidi and Bidhati instructed me how to proceed, and I have brought you to life again.

  • So they returned joyfully home singing the praises of Bidi and Bidhati.