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narghile

See also: narghilè

EnglishEdit

ναργιλές

EtymologyEdit

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); compare French narghileh.[1]

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NounEdit

narghile (plural narghiles)

  1. A large Oriental tobacco pipe wherein the smoke is drawn through water to filter and cool it.

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  1. ^ "narghile." Dictionary.com. Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1)., The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language. 2008.