fonduk

noun fon·duk \ˈfän(ˌ)dək, ˈfən-, -ˌdu̇k, -ˌdük\
variants: or

fondouk

or

funduck

\ˈfän(ˌ)dək, ˈfən-, -ˌdu̇k, -ˌdük\

Definition of fonduk

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a business establishment or commercial warehouse in northern Africa

  2. 2 :  an inn or hotel in northern Africa

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Origin and Etymology of fonduk

Arabic funduq, from Greek pandokeion, pandocheion inn, from pandokos all-receiving, common to all, from pan- + -dokos (from dekesthai, dechesthai to accept, receive, welcome); akin to Greek dokein to seem good, seem, think — more at decent


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