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From Byzantine Greek μαντήλη (mantḗlē), μανδίλιον (mandílion), μαντίλιον (mantílion), μανδήλη (mandḗlē, cloth, hand towel, handkerchief, tablecloth), from Latin mantēle, mantēlium,[1] but the sense from Ottoman Turkish مندیل(mendil).

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μαντήλα (mantílaf (plural μαντήλες)

  1. large mantilla or headscarf

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  1. ^ Kriaras, Emmanuel (1995) Νέο ελληνικό λεξικό της σύγχρονης δημοτικής γλώσσας [Modern Greek Dictionary of the Contemporary Demotic Language, Written and Spoken], Athens: Ekdotike Athenon