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Buhturi, Arabic, (al-Walid ibn `Ubayd Allah al-Buhturi ) (820–897) was an Arab poet born at Manbij in Syria, between Aleppo and the Euphrates. Like Abu Tammam, he was of the tribe of Tai.
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