taj

[ tahzh, tahj ]
/ tɑʒ, tɑdʒ /
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noun

a high, conical cap worn in Muslim countries.

Nearby words

  1. taiwanese,
  2. taiyuan,
  3. taiz,
  4. taizhong,
  5. taizhou,
  6. taj mahal,
  7. tajik,
  8. tajiki,
  9. tajikistan,
  10. tajine

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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