Definition of pugree in English:

pugree

noun

  • 1In South Asia, especially in the northern region: a turban or head covering.

  • 2A scarf, usually of thin muslin, wound round the crown of a sun helmet or hat and originally fastened so that the ends hung down at the back to shade the neck.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Herbert. From Panjabi pagṛī turban, head, mark of distinction, of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

pugree

/ˈpʌɡ(ə)ri/