Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A man's brimless felt cap in the shape of a flat-topped cone, usually colored red and adorned with a silk tassel, once widely worn in the Ottoman Empire and other regions with Muslim populations and still worn today in some Muslim countries.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A cap of red felt of the shape of a truncated cone, having a black silk tassel inserted in the middle of the top and hanging down nearly to the lower edge.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A felt or cloth cap, usually red and having a tassel, -- a variety of the tarboosh. See tarboosh.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A felt hat in the shape of a truncated cone and having a flat top with a tassel attached.

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

  • noun a city in north central Morocco; religious center
  • noun a felt cap (usually red) for a man; shaped like a flat-topped cone with a tassel that hangs from the crown

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French, from Turkish fes, from Fez.]

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From Turkish fes, named after Fez in Morocco.

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