Definition of marumage in English:

marumage

noun

historical
  • In Japan: a hairstyle traditionally worn by married women, consisting of a large, round chignon on the top of the head.

Origin

Late 19th century. From Japanese marumage from maru circle, round object + mage chignon, nominalized stem of mageru curve, bend (transitive) from the base of magaru curve, bend (intransitive).

Pronunciation

marumage

/ˌmaruːˈmɑːɡi/ /ˌmaruːˈmɑːɡeɪ/