• A garment worn by Moslems.
  • [<em>capitalized</em>] A very yellow star, of magnitude 2.6, on the right thigh of Boötes in the waist-cloth, called by the astronomers ε Boötæ. See cut under <internalXref urlencoded="Bo%C3%B6tes">Boötes</internalXref>.
  • a voluminous cotton outer garment (usually white) traditionally worn by Muslim women of northern Africa and the Middle East; covers the entire body
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