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

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Word Origin for kitenge

C20: from Swahili
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