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- n. A Muslim holy man.
- n. In France (originally Provence), a small, hand-painted, terracotta figurine of a nativity character.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A Turkish saint; a kind of dervish, regarded by the people as a saint: also, a hermit.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Eastern countries, a kind of dervish or recluse, popularly regarded as a saint.
From French santon, from Spanish santón. (Wiktionary)