Definition of achkan in English:
A knee-length coat buttoned in front, worn by men from South Asia.
- On formal occasions, the kurta is replaced by an achkan or sherwani, a long coat that buttons up to the neck.
- He wore a black achkan and a red fez with a black tassel, and was amazingly dignified.
- The choga, sherwani, achkan, jama and phiran are Kashmiri traditional costumes and heavily embroidered sometimes with zari on special occasions.
from Hindi ackan.
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