noun, plural Sa·nu·sis, (especially collectively) Sa·nu·si.
a member of an Islamic brotherhood established among the anticolonial Bedouins of North Africa.
Origin of Sanusi
named after Muhammad ibn Ali al-Sanūsī (died 1859), Algerian founder of the sect
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