Definición de turban en inglés:

turban

Saltos de línea: tur¦ban
Pronunciación: /ˈtəːb(ə)n
 
/

sustantivo

  • 1A man’s head covering consisting of a long length of material wound around a cap or the head, worn especially by Sikhs and Muslims.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • It is difficult for us to see any reason why a Jew may not wear his yarmulke in court or a Sikh his turban.
    • Gone are cotton loincloths and turbans in favor of microfiber stretch workout togs that wick perspiration away from the body.
    • Shan men and women often wear large turbans wrapped from long lengths of cotton or bright terrycloth towels.
  • 1.1A woman’s hat designed to resemble a turban.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • She left her daughters to find their own delights and sat down with Lady Lucas, observing that Mrs. Long's feathered turban was not at all the thing.
    • Massive ostrich feathers dyed in rainbow colours were perched atop pill boxes and turbans.
    • New dresses, striped dressing gowns, bangles, faux fur, jewelled turbans and Egyptian cotton pillow cases and sheets are among the in-demand items.
  • 2 (also turban shell) A marine mollusc with a sculptured spiral shell and a distinctive operculum which is smooth on the inside and sculptured and typically patterned on the outside.
    • Family Turbinidae, class Gastropoda: Turbo and other genera
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Organ pipe coral is removed for its medicinal value, while the top shell and turban shell go to make buttons.
    • In 1954, Yawata and 10 other fishermen in Kumi went to the islands on board a ship surrounded by five Japanese patrol boats, landed on the islands, and caught turban and ear shells.

Derivativos

turbaned

(also turbanned) adjetivo
bearded and turbaned Sikhs
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • For barefoot boys as young as four in tatty shirts, to turbaned men in their sixties, football is a passion.
  • There were Berber men with daggers and turbaned heads, and women with colourful headscarves.
  • So many turbaned and veiled well wishers, all agreed she'd made a fine catch.

Origen

mid 16th century: via French from Turkish tülbent, from Persian dulband. Compare with tulip.

Más definiciones de turban 

Definición de turban en: 

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día mage
Pronunciación: meɪdʒ
noun
a magician or learned person