pugree

[ puhg-ree ]
/ ˈpʌg ri /

noun

a light turban worn in India.
a scarf of silk or cotton, usually colored or printed, wound round a hat or helmet and falling down behind as a protection against the sun.Compare havelock.

Nearby words

  1. puglia,
  2. pugmark,
  3. pugnacious,
  4. pugnaciously,
  5. pugnacity,
  6. pugwash conferences,
  7. puh-leeze,
  8. puha,
  9. puir,
  10. puirtith


Origin of pugree

First recorded in 1655–65, pugree is from the Hindi word pagṛī turban

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