a long, loose outer garment worn in Arabic countries
Origin of djellabaArabic jallaba, contr. from jall?b?ya
or djel·la·bah also jel·la·ba or ga·la·bi·a
A long, loose, hooded garment with full sleeves, worn especially in Muslim countries.
Origin of djellabaFrench from Arabic jallāba variant of Arabic jallābīya ( perhaps originally meaning “garment worn by traders” ) from jallāb trader, importer from jalaba to attract, bring, fetch, import glb
- A loose-fitting, ankle-length hooded robe worn by men in North Africa.