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Ibn Duraid Biography | Poet

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Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn al-Hasan ibn Duraid al-Azdi, often known simply as Ibn Duraid (Arabic : ; 837 – 933 CE), was a famous Arab poet, lexicographer and philologist during the Abbasid era. He is best known for his early and influential dictionary of the Arabic language, Jamhara fi 'l-lugha, which was only the second attempt in history to compose a comprehensive dictionary of the language.