kurta

or khur·ta

[ kur-tuh ]
/ ˈkɜr tə /

noun

a long-sleeved, hip-length shirt worn by men in India.
a sleeveless shirt worn over or under the angiya by Muslim women in India.

Nearby words

  1. kuroshio current,
  2. kurrajong,
  3. kursaal,
  4. kursk,
  5. kurt,
  6. kurtosis,
  7. kuru,
  8. kurukh,
  9. kurume,
  10. kurunegala

Origin of kurta

Borrowed into English from Hindi around 1910–15

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British Dictionary definitions for kurta

kurta

khurta

/ (ˈkʊətə) /

noun

a long loose garment like a shirt without a collar worn in India

Word Origin for kurta

Hindi

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