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kaffiyeh

[kuh-fee-uh] /kəˈfi ə/
noun
1.
an Arab headdress for men; made from a diagonally folded square of cloth held in place by an agal wound around the head.
Also, keffiyeh, kufiyeh, kuffieh.
Origin
< Arabic kaffīyah, variant of kuffīyeh
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British Dictionary definitions for kaffiyeh

kaffiyeh

/kæˈfiːjə/
noun
1.
a variant of keffiyeh

keffiyeh

/kɛˈfiːjə/
noun
1.
a cotton headdress worn by Arabs
Word Origin
C19: from Arabic, perhaps from Late Latin cofeacoif
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