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chuddar

or chud·der

[chuhd-er]
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noun
  1. chador.

chador

or chad·ar, chad·dar, chud·dar

[chuhd-er]
noun
  1. the traditional garment of Muslim and Hindu women, consisting of a long, usually black or drab-colored cloth or veil that envelops the body from head to foot and covers all or part of the face.

Origin of chador

1605–15; < Hindi < Persian chaddar, chādur veil, sheet
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British Dictionary definitions for chuddar

chuddar

chudder, chuddah or chador

noun
  1. a large shawl or veil worn by Muslim or Hindu women that covers them from head to foot

Word Origin

from Hindi caddar, from Persian chaddar

chador

noun
  1. a variant spelling of chuddar
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Word Origin and History for chuddar

chador

n.

"cloth worn as a shawl by Muslim women," from Persian chadar "tent, mantle, scarf, veil, sheet, table-cloth."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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