from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A woman's head scarf, folded triangularly and worn tied under the chin.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An old woman.
- n. A woman’s headscarf, tied under the chin.
- n. Russian doll, matryoshka (mistranslation)
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- n. a woman's headscarf folded into a triangle and tied under the chin; worn by Russian peasant women
Russian, grandmother, diminutive of baba, old woman.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Russian бабушка (bábuška, "grandmother, granny"), diminutive of баба (bába, "old woman"). (Wiktionary)