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sari

[sahr-ee] /ˈsɑr i/
noun, plural saris.
1.
a garment worn by Hindu women, consisting of a long piece of cotton or silk wrapped around the body with one end draped over the head or over one shoulder.
Also, saree.
Origin of sari
1570-1580
1570-80; < Hindi sāṛī < Sanskrit śāṭī
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sari

/ˈsɑːrɪ/
noun (pl) -ris, -rees
1.
the traditional dress of women of India, Pakistan, etc, consisting of a very long narrow piece of cloth elaborately swathed around the body
Word Origin
C18: from Hindi sārī, from Sanskrit śātī
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Word Origin and History for sari
n.

also saree, long, wrapping garment of silk or cotton worn by Hindu women, 1785, from Hindi sari, from Prakrit sadi, from Sanskrit sati "garment, petticoat."

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