or djel·la·ba, jel·la·ba


Origin of djellabah

First recorded in 1915–20, djellabah is from the Arabic word jallabah Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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djellabah, jellaba or jellabah

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

Word Origin for djellaba

from Arabic jallabah
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