Definitions for khamsinkæmˈsin, ˈkæm sɪn
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
kham•sinkæmˈsin, ˈkæm sɪn(n.)
a hot southerly wind that blows regularly in Egypt and over the Red Sea for about 50 days, commencing about the middle of March.
Origin of khamsin:
1675–85; < Ar khamsīn lit., fifty
an oppressively hot southerly wind from the Sahara that blows across Egypt in the spring
A hot wind in Egypt which blows (for about 50 days) from the desert, bringing with it sand.
Origin: Egyptian خمسين.
a hot southwesterly wind in Egypt, coming from the Sahara
same as Kamsin
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a hot sand wind which blows in Egypt from the desert for fifty days, chiefly before and after the month of May.