Definition of pareu in English:

pareu

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːreɪuː
 
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(also pareo)

noun

  • A kind of sarong made of a single straight piece of printed cotton cloth, worn in Polynesia or as a fashion garment elsewhere.
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    • A clingy body stocking complements a floor-length skirt with a pareo tied at the waist for flair.
    • A young man, semi-naked with a pareu around his waist, lies on a woven palm leaf mat on the floor of the house.
    • Donned with its matching pareo, this suit can stray far from the seaside.

Origin

Tahitian.

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