from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See sari.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The principal garment of a Hindoo woman. It consists of a long piece of cloth, which is wrapped round the middle of the body, a portion being arranged to hang down in front, and the remainder passed across the bosom over the left shoulder.

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  • noun Archaic form of sari.

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

  • noun a dress worn primarily by Hindu women; consists of several yards of light material that is draped around the body


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