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Alcoran

[al-kaw-rahn, -ran, -koh-] /ˌæl kɔˈrɑn, -ˈræn, -koʊ-/
noun
1.
Related forms
Alcoranic, adjective

Alkoran

or Alcoran

[al-kaw-rahn, -ran, -koh-] /ˌæl kɔˈrɑn, -ˈræn, -koʊ-/
noun
1.
the Koran.
Origin of Alkoran
1325-1375
1325-75; < Arabic al-qur'ān literally, reading (aloud); replacing Middle English alkaro(u)n < Middle French or Medieval Latin
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Alcoran

/ˌælkɒˈrɑːn/
noun
1.
another name for the Koran
Derived Forms
Alcoranic, Alkoranic, adjective

Alkoran

/ˌælkɒˈrɑːn/
noun
1.
a less common name for the Koran
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Word Origin and History for Alcoran
n.

older form of Koran, mid-14c., from Old French alcoran, from Arabic al-quran "the Koran" (see Koran), with the definite article (al-) taken as part of the name.

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