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



BrE BrE//fez//
; NAmE NAmE//fez//
(pl. fezzes)
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a round red hat with a flat top and a tassel but no brim, worn by men in some Muslim countries Word Originearly 19th cent.: from Turkish fes (perhaps via French fez), named after Fez, a city in northern Morocco, once the chief place of manufacture.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fez