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sari

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɑːri
 
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(also saree)

Definition of sari in English:

noun (plural saris or sarees)

A garment consisting of a length of cotton or silk elaborately draped around the body, traditionally worn by women from South Asia.
Example sentences
  • Ladies were dressed in saris and shalwar kameez of vibrant shades making the streets of Wootton Bassett awash with colour.
  • There was a lot of music and dancing and many people wore traditional Indian clothing, including women's lenghas and sarees and Kurta pyjamas for the men.
  • Out of the gift box came spanking new saris, shirts, trousers, lungis and nighties and the happiness of the inmates knew no bounds.

Origin

late 18th century: from Hindi sāṛī.

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