Definition of zari in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʒəˈriː/


[mass noun]
A type of gold thread used decoratively on Indian clothing: choosing the right shade of thread and zari can mean sifting through 16 nuanced shades
More example sentences
  • The mustard cotton sari with batik and zari border was a present from a local admirer.
  • There will always be a role for gold, just like there are people who still wear zari.


From Urdu zarī, from Persian zar 'gold'.

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