taj

[ tahzh, tahj ]
/ tɑʒ, tɑdʒ /

noun

a high, conical cap worn in Muslim countries.

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Origin of taj

1850–55; <Arabic tāj<Persian: ‘crown, cap’
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British Dictionary definitions for taj

taj
/ (tɑːdʒ) /

noun

a tall conical cap worn as a mark of distinction by Muslims

Word Origin for taj

via Arabic from Persian: crown, crest
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