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yashmak

or yashmac

[yahsh-mahk, yash-mak] /yɑʃˈmɑk, ˈyæʃ mæk/
noun
1.
the veil worn by Muslim women to cover the face in public.
Origin of yashmak
1835-1845
1835-45; < Turkish yaşmak
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yashmak

/ˈjæʃmæk/
noun
1.
the face veil worn by Muslim women when in public
Word Origin
C19: from Arabic
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