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 tarbooshArabic ?arb?sh
Origin of tarbooshModern colloquial Arabic &tlowdot;arb&umacron;š, 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).