[ ach-kuh n ]
/ ˈætʃ kən /


a close-fitting, high-necked coat, slightly flared below the waist and reaching almost to the knee, worn by men in India.

Origin of achkan

First recorded in 1910–15, achkan is from the Hindi word ackan Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019