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  • n. A hip-length tailored unisex coat with a mandarin collar, modelled on the South Asian achkan or sherwani and briefly popular in the West in the 1960s and 1970s.

Etymologies

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After Jawaharlal Nehru, Prime Minister of India, who wore such a jacket.

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