djel·la·ba or djel·la·bah also jel·la·ba (jə-läbə) or ga·la·bi·a (gə-läbē-ə)
A long, loose, hooded garment with full sleeves, worn especially in Muslim countries.
[French, from Arabic jallāba, variant of Arabic jallābīya (perhaps originally meaning "garment worn by traders"), from jallāb, trader, importer, from jalaba, to attract, bring, fetch, import; see glb in the Appendix of Semitic roots.]
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