hamal

hamal

[huh-mahl, -mawl]
noun
(in the Middle East and Orient) a porter.
Also, hammal.


Origin:
1960–65; < Arabic hammāl porter, carrier, akin to hamala to carry

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hamal, hammal or hamaul (həˈmɑːl)
 
n
(in Middle Eastern countries) a porter, bearer, or servant
 
[from Arabic hamala to carry]
 
hammal, hammal or hamaul
 
n
 
[from Arabic hamala to carry]
 
hamaul, hammal or hamaul
 
n
 
[from Arabic hamala to carry]

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