hammam

[huh-mahm]
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noun

(in Islamic countries) a communal bathhouse, usually with separate baths for men and women.

Nearby words

  1. hamlin, hannibal,
  2. hamlisch,
  3. hamlyn,
  4. hamm,
  5. hammal,
  6. hamman's syndrome,
  7. hamman-rich syndrome,
  8. hammarskjöld,
  9. hammarskjöld, dag,
  10. hammer

Origin of hammam

(< Turkish haman) < Arabic ḥammām

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British Dictionary definitions for hammam

hammam

noun

a bathing establishment, such as a Turkish bath

Word Origin for hammam

Arabic, literally: bath

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