noun Aka·li \ə-ˈkä-lē\

Definition of Akali



  1. :  one of a militant sect of Sikhs

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Origin and Etymology of akali

Panjabi Akālī, from Akāl

First Known Use: 1810

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a brief usually trivial fact

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