[ ahl-baw-rahk, -boo- ]
/ ˌɑl bɔˈrɑk, -bʊ- /

noun Islam.

the white horse that Muhammad rode to heaven.


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Origin of Alborak

< Arabic al-Buraq < Aramaic bārag, barqā mount of the Messiah < Pahlavi bārak a fabulous steed Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for alborak

  • He was, as it were, riding on the back of Alborak into the Seventh Heaven of satisfaction.

    Edith and John|Franklin S. Farquhar
  • Alborak, a wonderful horse of Mahomet, an impersonation of the lightning as his steed.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
  • The owner-captain of the Alborak had something to add, when he brought his ship in six months later.

    Space Viking|Henry Beam Piper