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rumal

[roo-mahl, roo-mahl]
noun
  1. a kerchief worn as a headdress by men in India.
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Origin of rumal

1700–10; < Urdu < Persian rūmāl, equivalent to face + māl wiping
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Historical Examples of rumal

  • The names safa, sela, rumal and dopatta are sometimes given to this form of turban.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 4

    Various