shemagh

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Etymology[edit]

British military use, from Arabic شْمَاغ ‎(šmāḡ).

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  • enPR: shəmäg', IPA(key): /ʃəˈmɑːɡ/, /ʃəˈmɑːɣ/

Noun[edit]

shemagh ‎(plural shemaghs)

  1. A headcloth designed for a desert environment to protect the wearer from sand and heat.

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