Definition of zari in English:


Syllabification: za·ri
Pronunciation: /ˈzärē


[usually as modifier]
  • A type of gold thread used decoratively on Indian clothing.
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    • 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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