[ roo-mahl, roo-mahl ]
/ ruˈmɑl, ˈru mɑl /
a kerchief worn as a headdress by men in India.
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Origin of rumal
1700–10; <Urdu <Persian rūmāl, equivalent to rū face + māl wiping
Words nearby rumal
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Example sentences from the Web for rumal
The names safa, sela, rumal and dopatta are sometimes given to this form of turban.