hookah

or hook·a

[ hook-uh ]
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noun
  1. a tobacco pipe of Near Eastern origin with a long, flexible tube by which the smoke is drawn through a jar of water and thus cooled.

Origin of hookah

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First recorded in 1755–65, hookah is from the Arabic word ḥuqqah box, vase, pipe for smoking

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British Dictionary definitions for hookah

hookah

hooka

/ (ˈhʊkə) /


noun
  1. an oriental pipe for smoking marijuana, tobacco, etc, consisting of one or more long flexible stems connected to a container of water or other liquid through which smoke is drawn and cooled: Also called: hubble-bubble, kalian, narghile, water pipe

Origin of hookah

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C18: from Arabic huqqah

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