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dashiki

[duh-shee-kee, dah-] /dəˈʃi ki, dɑ-/
noun, plural dashikis.
1.
a loose, often colorfully patterned, pullover garment originating in Africa and worn chiefly by men.
Also, daishiki.
Origin
< Yoruba dàńṣíkí < Hausa dán cíkí (with imploded d)
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British Dictionary definitions for dashiki

dashiki

/dɑːˈʃiːkɪ/
noun
1.
a large loose-fitting buttonless upper garment worn esp by Black people in the US, Africa, and the Caribbean
Word Origin
C20: of W African origin
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Word Origin and History for dashiki
n.

1969, of West African origin.

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