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shalwar

or shulwar

[shuhl-wahr] /ˈʃʌl wɑr/
noun, (used with a plural verb)
1.
loose, pajamalike trousers worn by both men and women in India and southeast Asia.
Origin of shalwar
1880-1885
1880-85; < Hindi < Persian shalwār
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  • The shalwar is similar to the ordinary skirt only it is very short.

    Modern Persia Mooshie G. Daniel
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shalwar

/ˈʃælwɑː/
noun
1.
a pair of loose-fitting trousers tapering to a narrow fit around the ankles, worn in the Indian subcontinent, often with a kameez
Word Origin
from Urdu and Persian shalwār
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