Arabic word for dress, the thobe or tob. This is a generic term, that is generally used with other descriptive terms to describe specific styles of dress.
A long shirtlike dress that is worn by Saudi men. It is usually made of white cotton, but can be made of heavier, darker colored fabric for the winter months.
The long shirt-like garment worn by Arabian men. It is usually white and thin in the summer, and heavy and dark or striped in winter.
A long white robe designed to reflect the desert sun. (Qaroo)
Long white robe worn by Arab men. A sheer outer cloak called a Bisht or Mishlah worn is over the Thobe. This attire represents the official dress code for Arabs in the Arabian Peninsula.
(Pronounced "tobe".) You may also see this spelled Taub. This is the Arabic word for dress. Different styles of thobes are typical of different parts of Arabia.
A long, loose garment worn in the Gulf area.