Haboob


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Haboob
hə-BOOBPart of speech: nounOrigin: Arabic, late 19th century
1A violent and oppressive wind blowing in summer, especially in Sudan, bringing sand from the desert.
 
Examples of Haboob in a sentence “You’ll need scarves and goggles for your trip to protect against the sand brought by the haboob.” “We couldn’t leave the house for a whole day while the haboob was blowing.”