jubbah

noun
jub·​bah
variants: or jubba \ ˈju̇bə , ˈjəbə \
plural -s

Definition of jubbah

: a long outer garment resembling an open coat, having long sleeves, and worn especially formerly in Muslim countries especially by public officials and professional people arrayed in white cloth robes, a black jubbah, and a gold sash— John Buchan

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“Jubbah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jubbah. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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