chuddar

or chud·der

[ chuhd-er ]
/ ˈtʃʌd ər /

noun

Definition for chuddar (2 of 2)

chador

or chad·ar, chad·dar, chud·dar

[ chuhd-er ]
/ ˈtʃʌd ər /

noun

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 (1 of 2)

chuddar

chudder, chuddah or chador

/ (ˈtʃʌdə) /

noun

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

Word Origin for chuddar

from Hindi caddar, from Persian chaddar

British Dictionary definitions for chuddar (2 of 2)

chador

/ (ˈtʃʌdə) /

noun

a variant spelling of chuddar
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