pugree

pug•ree

or pug•gree

(ˈpʌg ri)

also pug•a•ree, pug•ga•ree

(-ə ri)

n.
1. a light turban worn in India.
2. a scarf of silk or cotton, usu. colored or printed, wound round a hat or helmet and falling down behind as a protection against the sun.
[1655–65; < Hindi pagṛī turban]
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