ghibli

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EtymologyEdit

Via Italian from the Libyan Arabic form of Standard Arabic قِبْلِيّ ‎(qibliyy, coming from the qibla), pronounced with an initial [ɡ] in Libyan Arabic.

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NounEdit

ghibli ‎(plural ghiblis)

  1. A hot, dust-carrying desert wind in North Africa, somewhat similar to the foehn.