Noun. July 3, 2011, Word of the Day
Bengal's most sensational contribution to men's fashion. Similar in shape to a balaclava, though leaving more of the face exposed, hence lending the wearer a marked resemblance to the common rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta). Traditionally worn to commemorate the advent of autumn in Calcutta, and on any other occasion where the temperature drops below 20 degrees centigrade. Extremely effective in protecting the Bengali male from his natural enemy: cold weather.
Added 2011-07-02 by Ramchagol