kitenge

/ (kiːˈtɛŋɡɛ) /

noun

East African
  1. a thick cotton cloth measuring 114 × 213 cm (45 × 84 inches), used in making garments
  2. (as modifier)a kitenge dress

Nearby words

  1. kite flying,
  2. kite winder,
  3. kiteflying,
  4. kitemark,
  5. kitembilla,
  6. kitesurfing,
  7. kith,
  8. kith and kin,
  9. kithara,
  10. kithe

Word Origin for kitenge

C20: from Swahili

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