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- n. a type of hand-printed cotton cloth from India
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Color-decoration of certain special kinds in Indian countries; specifically, a chintz of which the pattern is produced by many separate dyeings, the ground being covered in places by repellent preparations, and also by printing from small blocks.
From Telugu కలంకారి (kalamkāri), from Persian قلم (qalam, "pen") + کاری (kārī, "craftsmanship") (Wiktionary)