a hot dust-bearing wind of the North African desert.
Origin of ghibli
< dialectal Arabic gibli south wind, akin to Arabic qiblī literally, southern
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a fiercely hot wind of North Africa
Word Origin for ghibli
C20: from Arabic gibliy south wind
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