or djel·la·ba, jel·la·ba
- 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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- variant spellings of djellaba
from Arabic jallabah
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