See also: Fez and fêz

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Etymology edit

From Ottoman Turkishفس(fes) (modern Turkish fes), named after Fez, Morocco, (capital of the Kingdom of Morocco until 1927), where the dye to colour the hat was extracted from crimson berries. [1][2]

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fez (plural fezzes or fezes)

  1. A felt hat in the shape of a truncated cone, having a flat top with a tassel attached.
    Synonym: tarboosh

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  1. ^ fez”, in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.
  2. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2024), “fez”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

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fez m inan

  1. fez

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  • fez in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • fez in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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fez m (plural fezzen, diminutive fezje n)

  1. fez

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkishفس(fes). Mentioned as bonnet de fez in 1664. By the 19th century the word fez alone stood for the hat.

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fez m (plural fez)

  1. fez
    Synonym: tarbouche

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fez

  1. (reintegrationist norm) third-person singular preterite indicative of fazer

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Etymology 1 edit

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fez

  1. third-person singular preterite indicative of fazer

Etymology 2 edit

From Latin faecem (dregs).

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fez f (plural fezes)

  1. (rare) a piece of faeces
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:fezes
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from French, from Ottoman Turkishفس(fes).

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  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈfeθ/ [ˈfeθ]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈfes/ [ˈfes]
  • (Spain) Rhymes: -eθ
  • (Latin America) Rhymes: -es
  • Syllabification: fez

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fez m (plural feces)

  1. fez (hat)

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