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Any idea where the word turban comes from? You'll probably never guess what popular European export derives its name from turban.
|painting by Delacroix|
The word turban comes from 'dulband' in Persian; 'tulbent' in Turkish; 'tolipante' in Old Italian. And because of its many folds, gives its name to that much-favored flower-- yep, you guessed it: the tulip! The things we learn everyday...