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dopatta

[doh-puht-uh]
noun
  1. a silk or muslin shawl, often interwoven with gold or silver threads, worn by men and women in India.
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Origin of dopatta

From Hindi
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Historical Examples

  • The names safa, sela, rumal and dopatta are sometimes given to this form of turban.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 4

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