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cal·pac

or cal·pack also kal·pac  (kăl′păk′, kăl-păk′)
n.
A large black cap, usually of sheepskin or felt, worn in Turkey, the Caucasus, Iran, and neighboring regions.

[Ottoman Turkish qalpāq; akin to Tatar and Uyghur qalpaq, perhaps ultimately from an Iranian source such as Middle Persian kulāfak, cap, diminutive of kulāf, hat.]
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Noun1.calpack - a high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus
cap - a tight-fitting headdress