[joo b-uh]


a long outer garment with long sleeves, worn in Muslim countries.

Origin of jubbah

Borrowed into English from Arabic around 1540–50
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a long loose outer garment with wide sleeves, worn by Muslim men and women, esp in India

Word Origin for jubbah

C16: from Arabic
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