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djellabah

or djel·la·ba, jel·la·ba

[juh-lah-buh]
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noun
  1. a loose-fitting hooded gown or robe worn by men in North Africa.

Origin of djellabah

First recorded in 1915–20, djellabah is from the Arabic word jallabah
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djellaba

djellabah, jellaba or jellabah

noun
  1. a kind of loose cloak with a hood, worn by men esp in North Africa and the Middle East

Word Origin

from Arabic jallabah
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