Definitions for babushkabəˈbʊʃ kə, -ˈbuʃ-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ba•bush•kabəˈbʊʃ kə, -ˈbuʃ-(n.)(pl.)-kas.
a woman's head scarf, shaped or folded in a triangle, worn with two ends tied under the chin.
Origin of babushka:
1935–40; < Russ bábushka grandmother, dim. of bába
a woman's headscarf folded into a triangle and tied under the chin; worn by Russian peasant women
An old woman
A womanu2019s headscarf, tied under the chin (this sense does not occur in Russian)