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Burkini

or Bur·qi·ni

[ boor-kee-nee, bur‐ ]
/ bʊrˈki ni, bɜr‐ /
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Trademark.

(often lowercase) the proprietary name of a type of bathing suit covering the torso, limbs, and head, worn by women or girls who want to keep their bodies completely covered, especially for religious reasons.

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Origin of Burkini

2004; blend of burka and bikini; coined by its inventor, Lebanese-born Australian Aheda Zanetti, born 1967
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