What is another word for burnooses?

Pronunciation: [bˈɜːnuːsɪz] (IPA)

Burnooses are traditional hooded cloaks worn in North Africa. There are a variety of names that are used in different regions for these garments. For example, in Arabic, they are called "djellabas" or "jellabas". In Morocco, they are also sometimes referred to as "jellaba", "djellaba", or "jellabiya". In Tunisia, they are known as "melya" or "melia". In Algeria, they are referred to as "haik" or "foulard". In general, burnooses are made from wool or cotton and are worn to provide warmth in colder weather. They are often worn with a hood that can be pulled up to protect the face from the elements.

Usage examples for Burnooses

Stas saw how the burnooses of the Bedouins and the camels became roseate when they rode into that illuminated space, and afterwards the whole caravan was enveloped in a delicate, rosy luster.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
There were a dozen camels, and Arabs in burnooses.
"The Egyptian Cat Mystery"
Harold Leland Goodwin
Finally El Aicha directed his eyes across the circle of listeners at two who had sat silently through it all, their burnooses covering their heads and well down over their eyes.
"Black Man's Burden"
Dallas McCord Reynolds

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