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hamal

[huh-mahl, -mawl] /həˈmɑl, -ˈmɔl/
noun
1.
(in the Middle East and Orient) a porter.
Also, hammal.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; < Arabic hammāl porter, carrier, akin to hamala to carry
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hamal

/həˈmɑːl/
noun
1.
(in Middle Eastern countries) a porter, bearer, or servant
Word Origin
from Arabic hamala to carry
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