[ sou-dee, saw-, sah-oo- ]
/ ˈsaʊ di, ˈsɔ-, sɑˈu- /

noun, plural Sau·dis.

a native or inhabitant of Saudi Arabia.


of, relating to, or characteristic of Saudis or Saudi Arabia.

Origin of Saudi

1930–35; < Arabic Saʿūdī, equivalent to Saʿūd personal name of the founder of the present dynasty + suffix of appurtenance Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for saudi


Saudi Arabian

/ (ˈsɔːdɪ, ˈsaʊ-) /


of or relating to Saudi Arabia or its inhabitants


a native or inhabitant of Saudi Arabia
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