Definition of tarboosh in English:

tarboosh

Syllabification: tar·boosh
Pronunciation: /tärˈbo͞oSH
 
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noun

A man’s cap similar to a fez, typically of red felt with a tassel at the top.
More example sentences
  • It may come as a surprise to some that the most prized tarbooshes were those imported from Austria.
  • The room was full of Egyptians, sitting drinking black coffee with the red tarbooshes on their heads.
  • A dying craft, tarbooshes never seem to be anywhere except on the heads of tourists or in souvenir shops.

Origin

early 18th century: from Egyptian Arabic ṭarbūš, based on Persian sarpūš, from sar 'head' + pūš 'cover'.

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