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A stringed musical instrument of northern Africa and southwest Asia resembling a lute.
[Arabic 'ūd, wood, stem, lute, oud.]
(Instruments) an Arabic stringed musical instrument resembling a lute or mandolin
[from Arabic al `ūd, literally: the wood. Compare lute1]
a musical instrument of the Middle East and N Africa belonging to the lute family.
[1730–40; < Arabic ‘ūd
literally, wood; see lute1
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Arab life is closely intertwined with the compelling fragrance of traditional 'oud
' and 'attar' and it has been transferred from generation to generation.
The Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe 'Oud
Edition', a one-of-a-kind Bespoke vehicle created especially for Qatar, has arrived at the Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Doha showroom on The Pearl-Qatar.
From its earliest creation of 'Oud
Junaid' in 1910, Junaid for Perfumes has combined its richness with a variety of other fragrances and essential oils.