pareu

pareu

[pahr-ey-oo]
noun
2.
Also, pareo. a length of cloth, especially of a brightly colored print, wrapped on the body like a lavalava and worn by women as a cover-up, skirt, dress, or the like.

Origin:
1855–60; < Tahitian

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pareu (ˈpɑːreɪˌuː)
 
n
a rectangle of fabric worn by Polynesians as a skirt or loincloth
 
[from Tahitian]

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