from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A brimless, usually red felt cap with a silk tassel, worn by some Middle Eastern Muslim men, either by itself or as the base of a turban.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A red felt or cloth cap with a tassel, worn in the Arab world; a fez.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A red cap worn by Turks and other Eastern nations, sometimes alone and sometimes swathed with linen or other stuff to make a turban. See fez.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cap of cloth or felt, nearly always red, and having a tassel, usually of dark-blue silk, at the crown.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a felt cap (usually red) for a man; shaped like a flat-topped cone with a tassel that hangs from the crown
Egyptian Arabic ṭarbūš, from Turkish terposh, probably from Persian sarpūsh, headdress : sar, head; + pūsh-, to don.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Arabic طربوس (ʈarbūsh). (Wiktionary)