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  • n. A kind of cap from Turkic countries, with a high crown.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus


From Turkish kalpak, from Old Turkic, from Proto-Turkic[2] or from Middle Persian kulāfak, diminutive of kulāf, [3] (Persian کلاهک (kolāhak), diminutive of کلاه (kolāh, "hat")), or from common Turkic qalpaq.[4] (Wiktionary)


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