Definition of narghile
: a water pipe for smoking that originated in the Near East
Variants of narghile
Origin and Etymology of narghile
Persian nārgīla, from nārgīl coconut, of Indo-Aryan origin; akin to Sanskrit nārikela coconut; from the original material used in making its bowl
First Known Use: 1758
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