a brimless felt hat shaped like a truncated cone, usually red, with a flat crown from which a long, black tassel hangs: the Turkish national headdress of men in the 19th and early 20th cent.
Origin of fezFrench ; from Turkish fes, after Fez
city in NC Morocco: pop. 564,000
A man's brimless felt cap in the shape of a flat-topped cone, usually colored red and adorned with a silk tassel, once widely worn in the Ottoman Empire and other regions with Muslim populations and still worn today in some Muslim countries. Also called tarboosh.
Origin of fezFrench, from Turkish fes, from Fez.
A city of north-central Morocco east of Casablanca. The oldest part of the city was founded in the 8th century and reached the height of its influence in the mid-1300s.
(plural fezzes or fezes)
- A city in Morocco.