Zumbooruk


Zumbooruk
Zumbooruk um*boo"ruk, n. [Turk. & Ar. zamb[=u]rak, fr. Ar. zamb[=u]r a hornet.] (Mil.) A small cannon supported by a swiveled rest on the back of a camel, whence it is fired, -- used in the East. [1913 Webster]

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  • zumbooruk — noun /ˈzʌmbʊɹʌk/ A small cannon supported by a swiveled rest, especially as mounted on the back of a camel …   Wiktionary

  • zumbooruk — zum·boo·ruk …   English syllables

  • zumbooruk — zəmˈbüˌrək noun ( s) Etymology: Arabic zanbūrak, from Persian zanbūrah, from zanbūr hornet : a small cannon mounted on a swivel; especially : one fired from a rest on the back of a camel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Zumbooruck — A zumbooruck (also spelled zumbooruk, zomboruk, zamboorak, zamburak, or zamburek) was a specialized form of camel cavalry and mobile artillery from the early modern era. The operator of a zumbooruck is known as a zumboorukchee or zamburakchi.Use… …   Wikipedia

  • List of English words of Persian origin — As Indo European languages, English and Persian have many words of common Proto Indo European origin, and many of these cognate words often have similar forms. Examples of these include: English (Mother) and Persian (Madar), English (Father) and… …   Wikipedia

  • Zomboruk — Zom bo*ruk, n. (Mil.) See {Zumbooruk}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zamboorak — zamboorak, zambourouk see zumbooruk …   Useful english dictionary

  • zambourouk — zamboorak, zambourouk see zumbooruk …   Useful english dictionary

  • zolow — zolow, zom(e, zomboruk, zomer see sullow, some, zumbooruk, summer1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • zom — zolow, zom(e, zomboruk, zomer see sullow, some, zumbooruk, summer1 …   Useful english dictionary


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