aul

noun
\ ˈau̇(ə)l \
plural -s

Definition of aul

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a Caucasian mountain or desert settlement (such as a village)
2 : a tent of Central Asia made of felt or skins fastened over a circular wooden framework
variants: or aulo-

Definition of aul- (Entry 2 of 2)

: flute : pipe aulophyte Aulacanthus Aulostomus

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History and Etymology for aul

Noun

Russian, from Kazan Tatar & Kyrgyz

Combining form

New Latin, from Greek, from aulos

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“Aul.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aul. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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