Khamseen
Kamsin Kam*sin", Khamsin Kham*sin", n. [Ar. khams[=i]n, fr. khams[=u]n, oblique case khams[=i]n, fifty; -- so called because it blows for about fifty days, from April till June.] A hot southwesterly wind in Egypt, coming from the Sahara. [Written also {Khamseen}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • khamseen — n. dry and dusty hot southerly wind from the Sahara that blows across Egypt from March to May (also khamsin) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • khamseen — kham·seen …   English syllables

  • khamseen —   n. hot wind of Egypt blowing from Sahara; dust storm …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • khamseen — noun see khamsin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kamsin — Kam*sin , Khamsin Kham*sin , n. [Ar. khams[=i]n, fr. khams[=u]n, oblique case khams[=i]n, fifty; so called because it blows for about fifty days, from April till June.] A hot southwesterly wind in Egypt, coming from the Sahara. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Khamsin — Kamsin Kam*sin , Khamsin Kham*sin , n. [Ar. khams[=i]n, fr. khams[=u]n, oblique case khams[=i]n, fifty; so called because it blows for about fifty days, from April till June.] A hot southwesterly wind in Egypt, coming from the Sahara. [Written… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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