ghibli

[gib-lee]

noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for ghibli

ghibli

gibli

noun

a fiercely hot wind of North Africa

Word Origin for ghibli

C20: from Arabic gibliy south wind
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