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pareu

[pahr-ey-oo] /ˈpɑr eɪˌu/
noun
1.
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
1855-1860
1855-60; < Tahitian
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pareu

/ˈpɑːreɪˌuː/
noun
1.
a rectangle of fabric worn by Polynesians as a skirt or loincloth
Word Origin
from Tahitian
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