souk

[ sook, shook ]
/ suk, ʃuk /

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for souk (1 of 2)

souk

1

suq

/ (suːk) /

noun

(in Muslim countries, esp North Africa and the Middle East) an open-air marketplace

Word Origin for souk

C20: from Arabic sūq

British Dictionary definitions for souk (2 of 2)

souk

2
/ (suːk) /

verb, noun

Scot a variant spelling of sook 2
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Word Origin and History for souk

souk


n.

Arab bazaar, 1826, from French souk, from Arabic suq "marketplace."

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