Also pug·gree [puhg-ree] /ˈpʌg ri/.
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pugree puggaree or pugaree (ˈpʌɡərɪ)

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

Word Origin for puggree

C17: from Hindi pagrī, from Sanskrit parikara
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