variant of kaffiyeh

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  • keffiyeh — [kə fē′ə] n. var. of KAFFIYEH: also sp. keffiyah …   English World dictionary

  • Keffiyeh — Yasser Arafat wearing a Palestinian keffiyeh The keffiyeh/kufiya (Arabic: كوفية‎, kūfiyyah, plural كوفيات …   Wikipedia

  • Keffiyeh — Ein Iraker trägt eine rote Kufiya im Charraweyya (‍چراوية) stil. Die Kufiya (auch: Kafiya oder Kefije; arabisch ‏كوفية‎, DMG Kūfiya oder ghutra ‏غترة‎  …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • keffiyeh — /keuh fee euh/, n. kaffiyeh. * * * …   Universalium

  • keffiyeh — noun A cloth worn on the head and about the neck by some Arab males, indoors and out …   Wiktionary

  • keffiyeh — kef·fi·yeh s.m. e f.inv. var. → kefiyyah …   Dizionario italiano

  • keffiyeh — n. kaffiyeh, Arab headdress for men comprised of a diagonally folded cloth secured to the head by an agal band …   English contemporary dictionary

  • keffiyeh —    (keh FEE eh) [Arabic] A large, folded kerchief worn as a headdress by Arab men, held in place by an agal …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • keffiyeh — [kə fi:(j)ə] (also kaffiyeh) noun a headdress worn by Arab men, consisting of a square of fabric fastened by a band round the head. Origin C19: from Arab. keffiyya, kūfiyya …   English new terms dictionary

  • keffiyeh — /kɛˈfijə/ (say ke feeyuh) noun a headscarf worn by Arab men, patterned or white according to the season of the year, and held in place by an agal. {Arabic; Late Latin cofia coif} …   Australian English dictionary

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