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turban (n.)

1560s, from Middle French turbant (15c.), from Italian turbante (Old Italian tolipante), from Turkish tülbent "gauze, muslin, tulle," from Persian dulband "turban." The change of -l- to -r- may have taken place in Portuguese India and thence been picked up in other European languages. A men's headdress in Muslim lands, it was popular in Europe and America c. 1776-1800 as a ladies' fashion. Related: Turbaned.

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Definitions of turban from WordNet

turban (n.)
a traditional Muslim headdress consisting of a long scarf wrapped around the head;
turban (n.)
a small round woman's hat;
Synonyms: pillbox / toque
From wordnet.princeton.edu