Definition of kaffiyeh
: an Arab headdress consisting of a square of cloth folded to form a triangle and held on by a cord
Variants of kaffiyeh
Origin of kaffiyeh
Arabic kūfīya, kaffīya, from al-Kufa Al-Kufa, town in Iraq
First Known Use: circa 1817
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