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turbannoun [C]

uk   /ˈtɜː.bən/  us   /ˈtɝː-/
a head covering for a man, worn especially by Sikhs, Muslims, and Hindus, made from a long piece of cloth that is wrapped around the top of the head many times a hat for women in this style
turbaned
adjective uk   us   /-bənd/
a turbaned man
Translations of “turban”
in Arabic عِمامة…
in Korean 터번…
in Malaysian serban…
in French turban…
in Turkish türban, sarık…
in Italian turbante…
in Chinese (Traditional) (錫克族、穆斯林、印度教徒等用的)包頭巾…
in Russian тюрбан, чалма…
in Polish turban…
in Vietnamese khăn xếp…
in Spanish turbante…
in Portuguese turbante…
in Thai ผ้าโพกหัวของชาวมุสลิม…
in German der Turban…
in Catalan turbant…
in Japanese ターバン…
in Indonesian surban…
in Chinese (Simplified) (锡克族、穆斯林、印度教徒等用的)包头巾…
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