fez

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See also: Fez and fêz

English[edit]

Fez.jpg

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish فس(fes) (modern Turkish fes), named after Fez, Morocco, (capital of the Kingdom of Morocco until 1927), where the dye to colour the hat was extracted from crimson berries. [1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɛz/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛz

Noun[edit]

fez (plural fezzes or fezes)

  1. A felt hat in the shape of a truncated cone, having a flat top with a tassel attached.
    Synonym: tarboosh

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References[edit]

  1. ^ fez”, in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.
  2. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2023), “fez”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fez m

  1. fez

Further reading[edit]

  • fez in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • fez in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fez m (plural fezzen, diminutive fezje n)

  1. fez

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish فس(fes). Mentioned as bonnet de fez in 1664. By the 19th century the word fez alone stood for the hat.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fez m (plural fez)

  1. fez
    Synonym: tarbouche

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

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Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Rhymes: (Portugal) -eʃ
  • Hyphenation: fez

Verb[edit]

fez

  1. third-person singular preterite indicative of fazer

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin faecem (dregs).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

fez f (plural fezes)

  1. (rare) a piece of faeces
    Synonyms: (vulgar) bosta, excremento, merda
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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French, from Ottoman Turkish فس(fes).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈfeθ/ [ˈfeθ]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈfes/ [ˈfes]
  • (Spain) Rhymes: -eθ
  • (Latin America) Rhymes: -es
  • Hyphenation: fez

Noun[edit]

fez m (plural feces)

  1. fez (hat)

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