Two men wearing kaffiyeh.
kaffiyeh definition by Webster's New World
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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: Arabic kaffīya, variant, variety of kūfīya, probably ; from Late Latin cofea, coif
kaffiyeh definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A cloth headdress fastened by a band around the crown and usually worn by Arab men.
Origin: Arabic kaffīya, colloquial variant of kūfīya, perhaps from Late Latin cofea, helmet; see coif.