Definitions

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

  • noun Any of various styles of brimless hats and caps traditionally worn by Muslim men, especially a crocheted or knit skullcap.
  • noun A brimless cylindrical hat traditionally worn by West African men.

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  • noun A type of brimless, rounded cap worn by people of African descent

Etymologies

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

[Ultimately from Arabic kūfīya, keffiyeh; see keffiyeh.]

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