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Origin of narghilePersian n?rg?leh ; from narg?l, coconut tree, probably ; from Sanskrit n?rikera, coconut: origin, originally made of coconut shell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 narg&imacron;leh, from narg&imacron;l, coconut (from which the receptacle was made), from Sanskrit narikela&hlowdot;, nalikera&hlowdot;.
- A large Oriental tobacco pipe wherein the smoke is drawn through water to filter and cool it.