[ ih-zahr ]
/ ɪˈzɑr /
a long, usually white cotton dress that covers the body completely, worn by women of North Africa and the Middle East.
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Origin of izar
First recorded in 1830–40, izar is from the Arabic word izār
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Example sentences from the Web for izar
Splendid he was, in his jewelled turban, golden belt, and dress of izar—the gold-embroidered cloth of Mosul.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis