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Which everyday English words came from Arabic?

To celebrate the launch of our new Oxford Arabic Dictionary, we’re taking a look at English words of Arabic origin. Using the infographic below, find out which everyday English words came from Arabic, and follow their journey through other languages…

Which everday English words came from Arabic?

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