keffiyeh

noun
kef·​fi·​yeh

less common spelling of kaffiyeh

: an Arab headdress consisting of a square of cloth folded to form a triangle and held on by a cord

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“Keffiyeh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/keffiyeh. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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