[fez] /fɛz/

noun, plural fezzes.
a felt cap, usually of a red color, having the shape of a truncated cone, and ornamented with a long black tassel, worn by men in Egypt and North Africa: formerly the national headdress of the Turks.
noun (pl) fezzes
an originally Turkish brimless felt or wool cap, shaped like a truncated cone, usually red and with a tassel
a variant of Fès

1802, from French fez, from Turkish fes, probably ultimately from Fez, the city in Morocco, where this type of tasseled cap was principally made.


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