Definition of mangal in US English:

mangal

(also manqal, mankal)

noun

historical
  • A kind of charcoal brazier used in Turkey and the Middle East.

noun

Ecology
  • Mangrove swamp forest.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Sorceress. From Ottoman Turkish mānġāl brazier, chafing-dish (modern Turkish mangal) and its etymon Arabic manqal brazier<br>1960s. From Portuguese mangal from mangue mangrove + -al.

Pronunciation

mangal

/maŋˈɡal/