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. kaf·fi′yah
Origin of kaffiyehArabic kaff?ya, variant, variety of k?f?ya, probably ; from Late Latin cofea, coif
Variant of keffiyeh.
- Alternative spelling of keffiyeh.