a headdress worn by Arabs as a protection against dust and heat: it is a large square of cotton cloth, draped and folded, and held in place by a cord wound about the head
also sp. kaffiyah
Origin of kaffiyehArabic kaffīya, variant, variety of kūfīya, probably ; from Late Latin cofea, coif
Variant of keffiyeh.
- Alternative spelling of keffiyeh.