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

 

yarmulke

 noun
(also yarmulka) noun
BrE BrE//ˈjɑːmʊlkə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjɑːrmʊlkə//
 
(also kippa) Religious items
 
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a small round cap worn on top of the head by Jewish men; a type of skullcap See related entries: Religious items Word Origin early 20th cent.: from Yiddish yarmolke.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: yarmulke