souk

noun \ˈsük\

Definition of souk

  1. :  a marketplace in northern Africa or the Middle East; also :  a stall in such a marketplace

Variants of souk

less commonly

\ˈsük\

Origin and Etymology of souk

Arabic sūq market


First Known Use: 1826


SOUK Defined for English Language Learners

souk

noun \ˈsük\

Definition of souk for English Language Learners

  • : a marketplace in North Africa or the Middle East


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