A small nomadic-pastoralist camp composed of about five or six tents. The term is usually applied to the individual nomadic camp or tent. Tents camping together form an ariwan, and they are usually related through agnatic ties.

Historical Dictionary of the Berbers (Imazighen) . . 2014.

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