izar

izar

[ih-zahr]
noun
a long, usually white cotton dress that covers the body completely, worn by women of North Africa and the Middle East.

Origin:
1830–40; < Arabic izār

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izar

noun
a voluminous cotton outer garment (usually white) traditionally worn by Muslim women of northern Africa and the Middle East; covers the entire body 
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