a strong Asian wind of the Asian steppes accompanying dust storms in summer and blizzards in winter.
a violent storm with this wind.
Historical Examples

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5 Various
Practical Exercises in Elementary Meteorology Robert DeCourcy Ward
A Boswell of Baghdad E. V. Lucas

noun (in central Asia)
a blizzard, with the wind blowing from the north and reaching gale force
a summer wind from the north, causing dust storms

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