haboob


ha·boob

noun \hə-ˈbüb\

Definition of HABOOB

:  a violent dust storm or sandstorm especially of Sudan

Origin of HABOOB

Arabic habūb violent storm
First Known Use: 1897

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: habro-
Previous Word in the Dictionary: habnab
All Words Near: haboob

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up haboob? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More