or Al·co·ran

[al-kaw-rahn, -ran, -koh-]


the Koran.

Origin of Alkoran

1325–75; < Arabic al-qur'ān literally, reading (aloud); replacing Middle English alkaro(u)n < Middle French or Medieval Latin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for alkoran

  • On every table in the council-chamber stood an Alkoran—ten copies in one room.

  • The Alkoran saith moreover: 'Wherever we may be, and whatever we may be, everywhere we are all of us in the hand of Allah.'

British Dictionary definitions for alkoran




a less common name for the Koran
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