Al·​co·​ran ˌal-kə-ˈran How to pronounce Alcoran (audio)
: koran

Word History


Middle English, from Middle French or Medieval Latin; Middle French & Medieval Latin, from Arabic al-qur'ān, literally, the reading

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alcoran was in the 15th century

Dictionary Entries Near Alcoran

Cite this Entry

“Alcoran.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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