Definitions for: Turban

[n] a small round woman's hat
[n] a traditional Moslem headdress consisting of a long scarf wrapped around the head

Webster (1913) Definition: Tur"ban, n. [OE. turband, turbant, tolibant, F. turban,
It. turbante, Turk. tulbend, dulbend, fr. Per. dulband. Cf.
1. A headdress worn by men in the Levant and by most
Mohammedans of the male sex, consisting of a cap, and a
sash, scarf, or shawl, usually of cotton or linen, wound
about the cap, and sometimes hanging down the neck.

2. A kind of headdress worn by women.

3. (Zo["o]l.) The whole set of whorls of a spiral shell.

Synonyms: pillbox, toque

See Also: headdress, headgear, millinery, woman's hat

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