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n. pl. Zaidi or Zai·dis
A member of any of various branches of Shiism, concentrated mainly in the southern Arabian Peninsula, that accept the authority though not the infallibility of living imams as temporal and spiritual successors to Muhammad.

[Arabic zaydī, after Zayd ibn Ali (died 740), whom Zaidis recognize as the fifth imam, in contrast to Twelver Shiites, who recognize his brother Muhammad ibn Ali al-Baqir (676-c. 743) as the fifth imam.]
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LAHORE -- Zaidis have been practicing photography since the turn of the century.
LAHORE -- A single-day exhibition of black and white photographs by Zaidis spanning over the last many decades was the focus of attraction for many nostalgic souls at Alhamra Art Centre, The Mall, on Saturday.
The faction known as the Zaidis chose Ali's son Zaid as the fifth Imam.
"In Yemen, there are no mosques for Zaidis and others for Sunnis.
"They are neither Twelvers [Ethna Ashari], nor Zaidis, nor Shafis, nor Jafaris.
The government accuses the rebels, known also as Huthis, of seeking to restore the Zaidi imamate which ended in a republican coup in 1962 and says they are backed by Iran, charges which the Zaidis deny.
Summary: The leader of Shiite rebels accused the government on Sunday of discriminating against his group, the Zaidis, vowing to continue the fight against the army.
ISLAMABAD, October 13, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Wednesday marked the 40th death anniversary of Urdu poet Mustafa Zaidi. He is remembered as one of the few progressive Urdu poets of the 20th century.
ISLAMABAD, August 12, 2011 (Frontier Star): Election Commission of Pakistan on Thursday declared the degree of PML (Q) MPA Syeda Majida Zaidi as fake and ordered the relevant district police officer (DPO) to lodge first information report (FIR) against her.
Zawwar Hussain Zaidi who devoted his entire life for preserving historical documents related to Quaid-e-Azam and Pakistan movement.
ISLAMABAD, October 12, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The 40th death anniversary of renowned poet Mustafa Zaidi, whose work and literary accomplishments remain popular and relevant today, was observed on Tuesday.
Zaidi here on April 3 at Faisal Mosque campus of the university.