Barmecidal Definition

Plentiful or abundant in appearance only; illusory.
A Barmecidal feast.
American Heritage
A barmecidal meal.
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Origin of Barmecidal

  • After Barmecide , a nobleman in The Arabian Nights, who served an imaginary feast to a beggar

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • See Barmecide feast.

    From Wiktionary

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