Definition of chikan in English:

chikan

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɪk(ə)n/

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noun

[mass noun]
  • (In South Asia) a type of hand embroidery using cutwork and shadow work.

Origin

from Urdu, from Persian čikan.

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