from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A cloth, often of brightly colored silk or cotton, that is used as a piece of clothing, especially the traditional skirtlike garment of India, Pakistan, and Myanmar (Burma).
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- n. A garment worn around the waist by many people, especially men, in Southern India, Bangladesh, Burma, and Pakistan.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See loonghee.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a long piece of brightly colored cloth (cotton or silk) used as clothing (a skirt or loincloth or sash etc.) in India and Pakistan and Burma
Urdu lungī, from Persian, variant of lung.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)