buran

buran

[boo-rahn]
noun
1.
a strong Asian wind of the Asian steppes accompanying dust storms in summer and blizzards in winter.
2.
a violent storm with this wind.
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buran or bura (buːˈrɑːn, buːˈrɑː)
 
n
1.  a blizzard, with the wind blowing from the north and reaching gale force
2.  a summer wind from the north, causing dust storms
 
[C19: from Russian, of Turkic origin; related to Kazan Tatar buran]
 
bura or bura
 
n
 
[C19: from Russian, of Turkic origin; related to Kazan Tatar buran]

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