jellaba

[juh-lah-buh]

djellabah

or djel·la·ba, jel·la·ba

[juh-lah-buh]
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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British Dictionary definitions for jellaba

jellaba

jellabah

noun
  1. variant spellings of djellaba

Word Origin for jellaba

from Arabic jallabah
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