[ kuh-fee-uh ]
/ kəˈfi ə /
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an Arab headdress for men; made from a diagonally folded square of cloth held in place by an agal wound around the head.
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Also ku·fi·yeh, kuf·fi·eh .
Origin of kaffiyeh
<Arabic kaffīyah, variant of kuffīyeh
Words nearby kaffiyeh
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Example sentences from the Web for kaffiyeh
Kaffiyeh, kaf′i-ye, n. a small shawl worn about the head in Syria.
British Dictionary definitions for kaffiyeh
/ (kæˈfiːjə) /
a variant of keffiyeh
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