a kind of water pipe for smoking
also sp. nar′gile· or nar′gi·leh·
Origin of narghilePersian n?rg?leh from narg?l, coconut tree, probably from Sanskrit n?rikera, coconut: origin, originally made of coconut shell
or nar·gi·le also nar·gi·leh
Origin of narghileFrench narghilé obsolete variant of narguilé from Persian nārgīleh from nārgīl coconut (from which the receptacle was made) from Sanskrit nārikelah, nālikerah
- A large Oriental tobacco pipe wherein the smoke is drawn through water to filter and cool it.