gibleh

noun
gib·leh | \ˈgiblə, -lē\
plural -s

Definition of gibleh 

: a hot desert wind of northern Africa especially Libya — compare harmattan, sirocco

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History and Etymology for gibleh

Arabic qiblīy south wind

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