2. [syn: pillbox, toque, turban]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Turban \Tur"ban\ (t[^u]r"ban), n. [OE. turband, turbant,
tolibant, F. turban, It. turbante, Turk. tulbend, dulbend,
fr. Per. dulband. Cf. Tulip.]
1. A headdress worn by men in the Levant and by many Muslims
of the male sex, consisting of a cap, and a sash, scarf,
or shawl, usually of cotton or linen, wound about the cap,
and sometimes hanging down the neck.
2. A kind of headdress worn by women.
3. (Zool.) The whole set of whorls of a spiral shell.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a traditional Muslim headdress consisting of a long scarf
wrapped around the head
2: a small round woman's hat [syn: pillbox, toque, turban]