tarboosh

noun
tar·​boosh | \ tär-ˈbüsh How to pronounce tarboosh (audio) , ˈtär-ˌ \
variants: or less commonly tarbush

Definition of tarboosh

: a red hat similar to the fez worn especially by Muslim men

First Known Use of tarboosh

1702, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tarboosh

Arabic ṭarbūsh

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“Tarboosh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tarboosh. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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