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Definition of the noun agal

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  1. a cord (usually of goat's hair) that Arabs (especially Bedouins) wind around their heads to hold down the kaffiyeh
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: cord = a line made of twisted fibers or threads

Alternative definition of the noun agal


  1. cord that is fastened around the kaffiyeh

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Google previewThe Nanotech Pioneers (2008)

Where Are They Taking Us? by Steven A. Edwards

aGal is a carbohydrate that ...

Google previewFolk and Festival Costume (2011)

A Historical Survey with Over 600 Illustrations by R. Turner Wilcox

More often the agal is a hoop of goat's hair. The youngster wears blue socks and Western shoes. 4. A business man of Kuwait wearing the tobe, probably dark blue, under a Westernstyle jacket, and over that a dark blue cloth aba.

Google previewDoing Business in the Middle East (2015)

A cultural and practical guide for all Business Professionals by Donna Marsh

Agal The agal is the double strand of heavy corded fabric that secures the man's headscarf in place. It's usually black in colour and resembles a thick rope. It is worn over any colour ghutra. Islamic skull cap: taqiyah, kummah Men who wear ...

Google previewMolecular Biology of Saccharomyces (2012)

by L.A. Grivell

AGal is the structural gene for the Saccharomyces cerevisiae o-agglutinin, a cell-surface glycoprotein involved in cell-cell interactions during mating. Mol. Cell. Biol. 9: 3155–3165 ...

Google previewOriental Commerce (1813)

Containing a Geographical Description of the Principal Places in the East Indies, China, and Japan, with Their Produce, Manufactures, and Trade by William Milburn

AGAL Is a species of sea-weed, in which some trade is carried on by the Chinese. It is dissoluble into a glutinous substance like congee; its principal use is for gumming silks and paper, as nothing equals it for paste, and it is not liable to ...


by Maximillien De Lafayette

Agal: Sumerian/Akkadian. Noun. Flood. Synonyms in Syriac, Aramaic, Arabic, Turkish, and Persian (Farsi): Tawfono in Syriac. Tawfono in Aramaic.

Google previewEncyclopedia of National Dress: Traditional Clothing Around the World (2013)

by Jill Condra

black cord ring called an agal. The agal may also have thinner cords extending down the back ending in tassels. Previously, the agal in Saudi Arabia was often several gold thread–covered cords held ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Indian Literature (1987)

A-Devo by Amaresh Datta

AGAL VILAKKU (Tamil) is a novel by M. Varadarajan. It won for the author the Sahitya Akademi Award of 1961 . The tragic story of Chandran dealt with in the novel Agal Vilakku, is narrated by Velaiyan one of the arresting characters of ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature and Art (1858)

by John CRAIG (F.G.S.)

agal,!- Bloom, bloom, s. (bloma, Goth. blum, Dut.) A blossom ; the flower on a plant which precedes the fruit; the state of anything ripening or expanding to greater perfection; youth ripening into manhood, maturity, and vigour; the blue colour ...

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Agal Meaning

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Scrabble value of A1G2A1L1

The value of this 4-letter word is 5 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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