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  1. a large black cap of sheepskin or other heavy material, worn by Armenians, Turks, etc.

Origin of calpac

First recorded in 1805–15, calpac is from the Turkish word kalpak
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calpack or kalpak

  1. a large black brimless hat made of sheepskin or felt, worn by men in parts of the Near East

Word Origin

C16: from Turkish kalpāk
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