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achkan

[ ach-kuhn ]
/ ˈætʃ kən /
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noun

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

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Origin of achkan

First recorded in 1910–15, achkan is from the Hindi word ackan
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