fez

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noun \ˈfez\

Definition of fez

plural

fezzes

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fezes

  1. :  a brimless cylindrical or somewhat cone-shaped hat with a flat top that usually has a tassel, is typically made of red felt, and is worn especially by men in eastern Mediterranean countries

fezzed

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Origin and Etymology of fez

French, from Fez, Morocco


FEZ Defined for English Language Learners

fez

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noun

Definition of fez for English Language Learners

  • : a type of round red hat that has a flat top and no brim


FEZ Defined for Kids

fez

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noun \ˈfez\

Definition of fez for Students

plural

fezzes

  1. :  a round red felt hat that usually has a tassel but no brim



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