خرطوم

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root خ ر ط م(ḵ-r-ṭ-m). Compare Hebrew חַרְטוֹם(ḥarṭōm)

Noun[edit]

خُرْطُوم (ḵurṭūmm (plural خَرَاطِيم(ḵarāṭīm))

  1. trunk (of an elephant), snout, muzzle, nose
  2. ugly face
  3. sucking pipe of a pump or similar
  4. spout, nozzle
  5. hose

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References[edit]

  • Haywood, J.A.; Nahmad, H.M. (1965), “خرطوم”, in A new Arabic grammar, 2nd edition, London: Lund Humphries, →ISBN