khamsin

noun
kham·​sin | \ kam-ˈsēn How to pronounce khamsin (audio) \

Definition of khamsin

: a hot southerly Egyptian wind

First Known Use of khamsin

1685, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for khamsin

Arabic rīḥ al-khamsīn the wind of the fifty (days between Easter and Pentecost)

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Khambu

Khamenei

khamir

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Khamti

khan

khanate

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