calpac

noun
cal·pac | \ˈkal-ˌpak, kal-ˈ\
variants: or calpack

Definition of calpac 

: a high-crowned cap worn in Turkey, Iran, and neighboring countries

First Known Use of calpac

1598, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for calpac

Turkish kalpak

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