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Qurʾan

[koo-rahn, -ran]
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noun
  1. Koran.
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Quran

n.

1876, variant spelling (preferred by scholars) of Koran (q.v.), from Arabic qur'an, literally "book, reading, recitation," from qara'a "to read." Related: Quranic.

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