kippah

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Related to Yarmlke: tefillin

kip·pah

 (kē-pä′)
n. pl. kip·poth or kip·pot (-pōt′, -pōs′) or kip·pahs

[Mishnaic Hebrew kippâ, arch, vault, yarmulke, from Hebrew kāpap, to bend, bow; see gbb in Semitic roots.]
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