balaclava

noun bal·a·cla·va \ ˌba-lə-ˈklä-və , -ˈkla- \
|Updated on: 25 Jun 2018

Definition of balaclava

: a knit cap for the head and neck called also balaclava helmet

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Origin and Etymology of balaclava

Balaclava, Crimea, site of a British encampment during the Crimean War


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  • : a warm hat that covers the head, neck, and most of the face


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