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



BrE BrE//tɑːˈbuːʃ//
; NAmE NAmE//tɑːrˈbuːʃ//
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a man’s small red hat with a tassel on the top Word Origin early 18th cent.: from Egyptian Arabic ṭarbūš, based on Persian sarpūš, from sar ‘head’ + pūš ‘cover’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tarboosh