al-


variant of ad- before l: allure.

Nearby words

  1. al marj,
  2. al qaeda,
  3. al qaida,
  4. al sirat,
  5. al ubayyid,
  6. al-anon,
  7. al-aqsa,
  8. al-ashʿari,
  9. al-battani,
  10. al-bukhari

Al-

a word in Arabic names meaning “family” or “the house of”: Al-Saud, or the members of the house of Saud.

Origin of Al-

From the Arabic word āl family

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Medicine definitions for al-

al-

pref.

Variant ofad-

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