Eid al-Fitr


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Eid al-Fitr

 (ēd əl-fĭt′ər)
n. Islam
A festival that ends the fast of Ramadan.

[Arabic 'Īd al-Fiṭr, Feast of Breaking the Fast : 'īd, feast; see Eid + al-, the + fiṭr, breaking the fast (from faṭara, to split, break, break the fast; see pṭr in Semitic roots).]
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