galabia

noun
ga·​la·​bia | \ gə-ˈlä-b(ē-)ə How to pronounce galabia (audio) \
variants: or galabeya or galabiya or less commonly galabieh

Definition of galabia

First Known Use of galabia

1725, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for galabia

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

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Cite this Entry

“Galabia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/galabia. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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