galabia

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noun ga·la·bia \gə-ˈlä-b(ē-)ə\
variants: or

galabieh

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galabiya

Definition of galabia

Origin and Etymology of galabia

borrowed from Egyptian Arabic gallābīya, corresponding to standard Arabic jallābīya, jallāba


First Known Use: 1725


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