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Meaning of “headscarf” in the English Dictionary

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headscarfnoun [C]

uk   /ˈhed.skɑːf/  us   /-skɑːrf/ (plural headscarves)
a ​squarepiece of ​materialworn on the ​head by women, often ​folded into a ​triangle and ​tied under the ​chin: a ​silk headscarf
(Definition of headscarf from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “headscarf”
in Arabic حِجاب الرأس…
in Korean 머리 스카프…
in Portuguese lenço…
in Catalan mocador (de cap)…
in Japanese ヘッドスカーフ(頭に巻く大きめのスカーフ)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (妇女戴的)头巾…
in Chinese (Traditional) (婦女戴的)頭巾…
in Italian foulard, fazzoletto da testa…
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