Definition of keffiyeh noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(also kaffiyeh) noun
BrE BrE//kəˈfiːjə//
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈfiːjə//
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a square of cloth worn on the head by Arab men and fastened by a band Word Originearly 19th cent.: from Arabic keffiyya, kūfiyya.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: keffiyeh