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From ذُو(ḏū, owner) and كِفْل(kifl, lot, portion, share): "He who possesses the lot." The meaning of this is unclear. First attested in the Quran (at 21:85 and 38:48).

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ذُو الْكِفْل (ḏū l-kiflm

  1. (Islam) Dhul-Kifl, Zul-Kifl, a prophet of Islam, sometimes identified with Ezekiel in the Bible

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