choli

choli

[choh-lee]
noun
a short-sleeved blouse or bodice, often one exposing part of the midriff, worn by Hindu women in India.
Also, cholee.


Origin:
1905–10; < Hindi colī

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choli (ˈkəʊlɪ)
 
n , pl -lis
a short-sleeved bodice, as worn by Indian women
 
[from Hindi]

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