keffiyeh

[ kuh-fee-uh ]
/ kəˈfi ə /

noun

Definition for keffiyeh (2 of 2)

kaffiyeh

or kef·fi·yeh

[ kuh-fee-uh ]
/ kəˈfi ə /

noun

an Arab headdress for men; made from a diagonally folded square of cloth held in place by an agal wound around the head.

Also ku·fi·yeh, kuf·fi·eh.

Origin of kaffiyeh

< Arabic kaffīyah, variant of kuffīyeh
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British Dictionary definitions for keffiyeh (1 of 2)

keffiyeh

kaffiyeh or kufiyah

/ (kɛˈfiːjə) /

noun

a cotton headdress worn by Arabs

Word Origin for keffiyeh

C19: from Arabic, perhaps from Late Latin cofea coif

British Dictionary definitions for keffiyeh (2 of 2)

kaffiyeh

/ (kæˈfiːjə) /

noun

a variant of keffiyeh

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