Definition of khadi in English:

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khadi

Pronunciation: /ˈkadə/
(also khaddar)

noun

[mass noun]
An Indian homespun cotton cloth: [as modifier]: her plain khadi sari
More example sentences
  • That was the kind of cloth Gandhi wanted to be replaced by our own homespun khadi.
  • He was as usual immaculately dressed in crisp white khadi cotton.
  • The company comes out with products purely based on hand spun cloth or khadi.

Origin

From Punjabi, from Hindi khādī.

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