Definition of chillum
1 : the part of a water pipe that contains the substance (as tobacco or hashish) which is smoked; also : a quantity of a substance thus smoked
2 : a funnel-shaped clay pipe for smoking
Origin of chillum
Hindi cilam & Urdu chilam, from Persian chilam
First Known Use: 1781
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