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  • n. An everyday item of clothing traditionally worn by Polynesians and other Oceanic peoples, consisting of a single rectangular cloth worn as a skirt, secured around the waist by an overhand knotting of the upper corners.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A printed cloth garment resembling a skirt or kilt, worn as the principle garment by both men and women in Polynesia, especialy in Samoa; called also pareu.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a skirt consisting of a rectangle of calico or printed cotton; worn by Polynesians (especially Samoans)

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