hamal

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noun ha·mal \hə-ˈmäl\
variants: or less commonly

hammal

Definition of hamal

  1. :  a porter in countries of southwest Asia (such as Turkey)

Origin and Etymology of hamal

Arabic ḥammāl porter


First Known Use: circa 1760

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