Variant of turban
- any of various styles of headdress worn by men in the Middle East and S Asia, consisting of a length of cloth wound in folds about the head, often over a cap: the style of the turban often indicates the position or rank of the wearer
- any similar headdress; esp.,
- a scarf or bandanna wound around the head, worn by women
- a woman's hat with no brim or a very short brim turned up closely
Origin: earlier turbant from Middle French from Italian turbante from Turkish tülbend, dialect, dialectal form of dülbend from Persian dulbänd, turban, sash
- turbaned adjective
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