Definition of zari in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈzärē/


[usually as modifier]
A type of gold thread used decoratively on Indian clothing.
Example sentences
  • The mustard cotton sari with batik and zari border was a present from a local admirer.
  • There will always be a role for gold, just like there are people who still wear zari.


From Urdu zarī, from Persian zar 'gold'.

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Syllabification: za·ri

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