agal

noun
a cord (usually of goat's hair) that Arabs (especially Bedouins) wind around their heads to hold down the kaffiyeh
Hypernyms: ↑cord

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  • AGAL — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Associaçom Galega da Língua Obtenido de AGAL …   Wikipedia Español

  • AGAL —  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Agal (accessoire). AGAL acronyme de Associaçom Galega da Língua (littéralement en français : association galicienne de la langue) est un organisme galicien réintégrationniste sans but lucratif créée en… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Agal — Ein Bahreiner mit Kufiya und Agal Eine Agal (arabisch ‏عقال‎, DMG ʿaqāl), ist eine Kordel, die zum besseren Halt der Kufiya (eine arabische Kopfbedeckung) auf dem Kopf verwendet wird. Gewöhnlich ist die Agal schwarz …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • agal — /euh gahl /, n. (among Arabs) a cord wound around a kaffiyeh to hold it in place. [1850 55; < dial. Ar agal, var. of IQAL cord, rope] * * * …   Universalium

  • agal — noun cord that is fastened around the kaffiyeh …   Wiktionary

  • AGAL — Australian Government Analytical Laboratories (International » Australian) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • agal — n. (Arabic) cord that is wrapped around the crown of the head to secure a kaffiyeh (traditional Arab headdress) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • agal —    (ah gahl) [Arabic] A cord wound around an Arabic man’s head to hold his kaffiyeh in place …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • agal — [a gα:l] noun a headband worn by Bedouin Arab men to keep the keffiyeh in place. Origin C19: representing a Bedouin pronunciation of Arab. ῾iḳāl bond, hobble …   English new terms dictionary

  • AGAL — abbr. Australian Government Analytical Laboratories …   Dictionary of abbreviations

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