- Alternative spelling of yarmulke.
Variant of yarmulke
a skullcap variously worn by Jewish men and boys, esp. when at prayer or study, at meals, etc.
Origin of yarmulkeeastern; English Yiddish yarmulke ; from Polish jarmułka, origin, originally , a skullcap worn as by priests ; from earlier ja murka, ultimately ; from Medieval Latin almutia, cowl, hood