Definition of shadoof in English:

shadoof

Line breaks: sha|doof
Pronunciation: /ʃəˈduːf
 
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noun

A pole with a bucket and counterpoise used especially in Egypt for raising water.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Egyptian Arabic šādūf.

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