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).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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 lung─ź, from Persian, variant of lung.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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