Souk Definition

so͝ok, sho͝ok
souks
noun
A market, or part of a market, in an Arab city.
American Heritage
An open-air marketplace in N Africa and the Middle East.
Webster's New World

Alternative spelling of souq.

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Other Word Forms of Souk

Noun

Singular:
souk
Plural:
souks

Origin of Souk

  • Arabic sūq from Aramaic šuqā street, market from Akkadian sūqu street from sâqu to be narrow ṣ́yq in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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