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zarf

[zahrf] /zɑrf/
noun
1.
(in the Levant) a holder, usually of ornamental metal, for a coffee cup without a handle.
Also, zurf.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; < Arabic ẓarf vessel, sheath
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British Dictionary definitions for zarf

zarf

/zɑːf/
noun
1.
(esp in the Middle East) a holder, usually ornamental, for a hot coffee cup
Word Origin
from Arabic: container, sheath
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Word Origin and History for zarf
n.

1836, from Arabic zarf "vessel."

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Slang definitions & phrases for zarf

zarf

noun

A repulsive person, esp male


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