HAMAL

Etymology

Noun

hamal (plural hamals)

A porter in Turkey and nearby countries.

Anagrams

• Halma, Mahal, almah, amlah, halma, mahal

Etymology

Proper noun

Hamal

(star) An orange giant and the brightest star in the constellation Aries; alpha (α) Arietis.

Synonyms

• El Nath

Anagrams

• Halma, Mahal, almah, amlah, halma, mahal

Source: Wiktionary


Ha*mal", n. [Written also hammal, hummaul, hamaul, khamal, etc.] [Turk. & Ar. hammal, fr. Ar. hamala to carry.]

Definition: In Turkey and other Oriental countries, a porter or burden bearer; specif., in Western India, a palanquin bearer.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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