jibba

noun
jib·​ba
variants: or djibbah or less commonly jibbah \ ˈjibə \
plural -s

Definition of jibba

: a long loose cloth outer garment usually with long sleeves worn especially by Muslims

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History and Etymology for jibba

Egyptian Arabic jibbah, variant of Arabic jubbah

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“Jibba.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jibba. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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