عوار

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ع و ر(ʿ-w-r) related to ideas of missing one eye or having a lacuna.

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Noun[edit]

عَوَار (ʿawārm

  1. fault, flaw, defect, crevasse
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Etymology 2[edit]

Apparently a corruption of عُوَّاذ(ʿuwwāḏ) from the root ع و ذ(ʿ-w-ḏ) related to taking refuge.

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Noun[edit]

عُوَّار (ʿuwwārm (plural عَوَاوِير(ʿawāwīr))

  1. martin (certain birds in the family Hirundinidae)
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