The *Koran. An instance of an Arabic word entering the English language, if temporarily, and retaining the definite article al- prefix,
Cf. Algebra and Algorism.

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • alcoran — |alkə|ran noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Middle English alcoran, alkaron, from Middle French or Medieval Latin; Middle French alcoran & Medieval Latin alcoran, alcoranum, from Arabic al qur ān, literally, the recitation, the… …   Useful english dictionary

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