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dervish

noun [C] uk   /ˈdɜː.vɪʃ/  us   /ˈdɝː-/
a member of a Muslim religious group that has an energetic dance as part of its worship: The children were spinning around like whirling dervishes.
Translations of “dervish”
in Chinese (Traditional) (伊斯蘭教的)托鉢僧…
in Chinese (Simplified) (伊斯兰教的)托钵僧…
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