Meaning of taj in English:


Pronunciation /tɑːdʒ/


  • 1A tall conical cap worn by a dervish.

    • ‘The fakir may have a loin-cloth and taj or crown.’
  • 2 historical A crown worn by an Indian prince of high rank.

    • ‘Thus clad, the Arab completes his armour by putting on his head an iron cap (taj), which is but rarely adorned with feathers.’
    crown, coronet, tiara, circlet, chaplet, headpiece, headband, fillet, wreath, garland


Mid 19th century from Persian tāj ‘crown’.