Origin of tarbooshArabic ?arb?sh
a brimless cap of cloth or felt shaped like a truncated cone, worn by Muslim men, sometimes as the inner part of a turban
Origin of tarbooshModern colloquial Arabic &tlowdot;arbūš perhaps from Spanish traposo ragged or trapucho old rag, worthless item of clothing (perhaps used as a slang term for the tarboosh, the typical male headwear of the Maghreb, by Moriscos who settled in the Maghreb after their expulsion from Spain in the 1600s) from trapo rag from Late Latin drappus cloth perhaps of Gaulish origin
- A red felt or cloth cap with a tassel, worn in the Arab world; a fez.
From Arabic Ø·Ø±Ø¨ÙˆØ³ (ÊˆarbÅ«sh).