jellaba

[ juh-lah-buh ]
/ dʒəˈlɑ bə /

noun


Nearby words

  1. jekyll and hyde,
  2. jekyll, dr.,
  3. jelenia góra,
  4. jell,
  5. jell-o,
  6. jellicoe,
  7. jellied,
  8. jellies,
  9. jellify,
  10. jello

djellabah

or djel·la·ba, jel·la·ba

[ juh-lah-buh ]
/ dʒəˈlɑ bə /

noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for jellaba

jellaba

jellabah

/ (ˈdʒɛləbə) /

noun

variant spellings of djellaba

Word Origin for jellaba

from Arabic jallabah

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