From Turkish nargile, from Persian نارگیله (nārgileh) from نارگیل (nārgil, “coconut”), which used to be used to construct the bowl, from Sanskrit नारिकेल (nārikela, “coconut”); cf French narghileh.
narghile (plural narghiles)
- A large Oriental tobacco pipe wherein the smoke is drawn through water to filter and cool it.
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