ain
an arabic word for spring
antiphonaly
Music which responds, usually used in religious prayer or hymns where an audience might chant or sing in response during a religious service.
aspidistra
A popular foliage plant from Asia.
bir
an arabic word for town
burnoose
a long hooded cloak woven of wool, traditionally worn by Arabs and Berbers
carafe
a vessel for holding liquid, usually wine
cyclorama
Similar to a panorama, the term usually refers to a large picture or canvas, where the spectator is at the centre.
djellaba
A traditional garment. A long, loose robe, worn throughout North Africa and the Middle East.
foggara
an arabic word for irrigation
khottara
an arabic word for irrigation
loggia
An open-sided, roofed or vaulted gallery, either free-standing or along the front or side of a building, often at an upper level.
medina
The traditional, or non-European, part of a North African town.
palanquin
A covered litter carried on poles on the shoulders of four or more bearers, formerly used in eastern Asia.
propinquity
1. Proximity; nearness. 2. Kinship. 3. Similarity in nature.
shaduf
an arabic word meaning water dance?
supine
lying down, face up
wadi
an arabic word for valley