Glossary

Arrack or Arak

Alcohol distilled from the fermented sap of coconut and palmyra palm flowers

Origin:

English, Arabic

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Ashbal

Or ‘Lion Cubs’ was a name given to orphans who fought with the PLO in Lebanon

Origin:

Arabic

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Assallam alaikum

Islamic greeting meaning ‘Peace be upon you’. Sometimes shortened to Salaam.

Origin:

Arabic

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