Kam*sin", Kham*sin" (?), n. [Ar. khamsin, fr. khamsun, oblique case khamsin, fifty; -- so called because it blows for about fifty days, from April till June.]

A hot southwesterly wind in Egypt, coming from the Sahara.

[Written also Khamseen.]


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Kham*sin` (?), n.

Same as Kamsin.


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