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ghibli

[ gib-lee ]
/ ˈgɪb li /
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noun
a hot dust-bearing wind of the North African desert.
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Origin of ghibli

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
a fiercely hot wind of North Africa

Word Origin for ghibli

C20: from Arabic gibliy south wind
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