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niqab

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈnɪk.æb/
a piece of cloth worn by some Muslim women to cover the whole face except the eyes
Translations of “niqab”
in Chinese (Traditional) 面紗(一些穆斯林婦女用來遮蔽臉部的)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 面纱(一些穆斯林妇女用来遮蔽脸部的)…
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