tarboosh

noun
tar·​boosh | \tär-ˈbüsh, 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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