What does bedouin mean?
The definition of bedouin
Bed”ou*in, n.
Etym: [F. bédouin, OF. béduin, fr. Ar. bedawi rural, living in the desert, fr. badw desert, fr. bada to live in the desert, to lead a nomadic life.]

One of the nomadic Arabs who live in tents, and are scattered over Arabia, Syria, and northern Africa, esp. in the deserts.

— Bed”ou*in*ism (, n.

Bed”ou*in, a.
Pertaining to the Bedouins; nomad.