puggaree

noun pug·ga·ree \ˈpə-g(ə-)rē\

Definition of puggaree

  1. :  a light scarf wrapped around a sun helmet or used as a hatband

Variants of puggaree

or less commonly

pugaree

or

puggree

\ˈpə-g(ə-)rē\

Origin and Etymology of puggaree

Hindi & Urdu pagṛī turban


First Known Use: 1859


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