Definition of terai in English:

terai

Syllabification: te·rai
Pronunciation: /təˈrī
 
/
(also terai hat)

noun

  • A wide-brimmed felt hat, typically with a double crown, worn chiefly by travelers in subtropical regions.

Origin

late 19th century: from Terai, the name of a belt of marshy jungle between the Himalayan foothills and plains, from Hindi tarāī 'marshy lowlands'.

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