Meaning of fedai in English:

fedai

Pronunciation /ˌfɛdʌɪˈiː/

noun

  • 1historical Originally: an Ismaili Muslim assassin. Later also: a dedicated killer in the same tradition.

  • 2rare A member of the fedayeen.

Origin

Early 18th century. From (i) Persian fidā'ī person who risks his life for a cause.