quran

Qurʾan

[koo-rahn, -ran]
noun
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Qur'an (kʊˈrɑːn, -ˈræn)
 
n
a variant of Koran

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Quran
1876, variant spelling (preferred by scholars) of Koran (q.v.), from Arabic qur'an, lit. "book, reading, recitation," from qara'a "to read."
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