Definition of dishdasha in English:
A long robe with long sleeves, worn by men from the Arabian peninsula.
- Many of the men wore white skullcaps and long white robes, dishdashas, and the women were either scarved and covered or in the full abaya, a black nunlike garb.
- For men, this consists of an ankle-length robe called a dishdasha or kandura.
- The primary article of clothing for both Bedu men and women is the dishdasha, a long gown worn by most Arabs that covers the body from the base of the neck to the wrists and ankles.
late 19th century: from Arabic dišdāša.