- 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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Examples from the Web for jubbah
He puts on his jubbah, refills his cigarette box, and walks out of his room.
Jubbah, jub′a, n. a long loose outer garment worn by Mohammedans in India, &c.
And Khalid cuts his hair, doffs his jubbah, and appears again in the ordinary attire of civilised mortals.
- a long loose outer garment with wide sleeves, worn by Muslim men and women, esp in India
C16: from Arabic
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