puggree

pugree puggaree or pugaree (ˈpʌɡərɪ)

/ (ˈpʌɡrɪ) /

noun

the usual Indian word for turban
a scarf, usually pleated, around the crown of some hats, esp sun helmets

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Word Origin for puggree

C17: from Hindi pagrī, from Sanskrit parikara
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