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cal·pacor cal·pack also kal·pac (kăl′păk′, kăl-păk′)
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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(Clothing & Fashion) a large black brimless hat made of sheepskin or felt, worn by men in parts of the Near East
[C16: from Turkish kalpāk]
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a large black cap, as of sheepskin, worn in the Near East.
[1805–15; < Turkish kalpak]
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