Fakir definitions

fə-kîr', fä-, fă-
A member of a Muslim holy sect who lives by begging.
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A Hindu ascetic.
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Any Muslim or Hindu itinerant beggar, often one reputed to perform marvels.
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A Muslim religious mendicant.
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A Hindu ascetic or religious mendicant, especially one who performs feats of magic or endurance.
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(Islam) A faqir.
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(Hindu) An ascetic mendicant, especially one who performs feats of endurance or apparent magic.
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Origin of fakir

From Arabic faqīr poor from faqura to be poor, be needy pqr in Semitic roots