jellaba

noun jel·la·ba
variants: or djellaba \jəˈläbə\ or less commonly jelab \-b\

Definition of jellaba

plural -s
:a full loose garment (as of wool or cotton) with a hood and with sleeves and skirt of varying length originally worn chiefly in Morocco

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Origin and Etymology of jellaba

Arabic jallabah & jallāb, alteration of jallābīyah


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