chibouk

or chi·bouque

[ chi-book, -book ]
/ tʃɪˈbuk, -ˈbʊk /

noun

a Turkish tobacco pipe with a stiff stem sometimes 4 or 5 feet (1.2 or 1.5 meters) long.

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Origin of chibouk

1805–15; <Turkish çibuk, variant of çubuk literally, shoot, sapling, staff
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chibouk

chibouque

/ (tʃɪˈbuːk) /

noun

a Turkish tobacco pipe with an extremely long stem

Word Origin for chibouk

C19: from French chibouque, from Turkish çubuk pipe
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