taj (täzh, täj)
Any of various caps or headdresses with a flat or round top traditionally worn in the Middle East and South Asia.
[Persian tāj, diadem, crown, cap, from Arabic, ultimately (perhaps via Aramaic tāgā) of Middle Iranian origin; akin to Middle Persian tāg and Khotanese ttāva, crown, headdress, both from Old Iranian *tāga-, wreath, crown; perhaps akin to Greek stephos, wreath, garland, crown.]
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