noun ni·qab \ni-ˈkäb\

Definition of NIQAB

:  a veil for covering the hair and face except for the eyes that is worn by some Muslim women

Variants of NIQAB

ni·qab also ni·qaab \ni-ˈkäb\

Origin of NIQAB

Arabic niqāb
First Known Use: 1936

Other Religion (Eastern and Other) Terms

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