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[ahl-baw-rahk, -boo-]
noun Islam.
  1. 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
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Historical Examples

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

    Edith and John

    Franklin S. Farquhar

  • The owner-captain of the Alborak had something to add, when he brought his ship in six months later.

    Space Viking

    Henry Beam Piper

  • Alborak, a wonderful horse of Mahomet, an impersonation of the lightning as his steed.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

    Edited by Rev. James Wood