ghibli

[ gib-lee ]

noun
  1. a hot dust-bearing wind of the North African desert.

Origin of ghibli

1
First recorded in 1820–25; from dialectal Arabic gibli “south wind,” akin to Arabic qiblī literally, “southern”

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ghibli

gibli

/ (ˈɡɪblɪ) /


noun
  1. a fiercely hot wind of North Africa

Origin of ghibli

1
C20: from Arabic gibliy south wind

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