dust devil

noun

Definition of dust devil

: a small whirlwind containing sand or dust

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First Known Use of dust devil

1888


DUST DEVIL Defined for English Language Learners

dust devil

noun

Definition of dust devil for English Language Learners

  • : a small area of rapidly spinning wind that contains sand or dust


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