Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a felt cap (usually red) for a man; shaped like a flat-topped cone with a tassel that hangs from the crown
  2. (noun, location) a city in north central Morocco; religious center

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Synonyms of Fez

fes, tarboosh

Alternate forms of Fez

Hypernyms: cap

Origin of the word Fez

  1. 1802, from Fr. fez, from Turk. fes, probably ult. from Fez, the city in Morocco, where this type of tasseled cap was principally made. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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