pug·ga·reeor pug·a·ree (pŭg′ə-rē)
A cloth band or scarf wrapped around the crown of a hat or sun helmet.
[Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi pagṛī, turban; compare such unsuffixed forms as Punjabi pagg and Kashmiri pag, turban, all of unknown origin.]
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