Meaning of jibba in English:

jibba

(also jibbah, djibba, djibbah)

Pronunciation /ˈdʒɪbə/

noun

  • A long coat worn by Muslim men.

    ‘He would wake up and fold the sleeves of his jibba to make it look like a blouse and pull out one of the saris spread on the ground in place of mats.’
    • ‘The jibba in fact evolved from its ragged model over the fifteen-year period which witnessed the rise and fall of the Mahdist state.’

Origin

Mid 19th century Egyptian variant of Arabic jubba.