noun, plural ni·di [nahy-dahy] /ˈnaɪ daɪ/.
Origin of nidus
Examples from the Web for nidal
Kimberly Munley was shot three times taking down Nidal Hasan in 2009.
He voiced a twisted kind of jealousy of Nidal Hasan, who shot and killed 13 at Fort Hood in November 2009.NYPD on the Real ‘Enemies Within’: Going Undercover With Jihadis|Michael Daly|September 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This is outrageous and I call on you to change the official designation now before the trial for Nidal Hasan proceeds any further.
Furthermore, Nidal Hasan will not be tried as an enemy combatant, but instead will be court-martialed.
noun plural -di (-daɪ)
Word Origin for nidus
"nest, breeding place," 1742, from Latin nidus "a nest," from Old Latin *nizdus (see nest (n.)). Figurative use by 1807. Classical plural is nidi.