lungi

or lun·gee, lun·gyi, long·yi

[loo ng-gee, loo n-jee]
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Origin of lungi

1625–35; < Hindi lungī < Persian
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Related Words for lungi

hat, bandana, cap, lungi

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British Dictionary definitions for lungi

lungi

lungee

noun
  1. a long piece of cotton cloth worn as a loincloth, sash, or turban by Indian men or as a skirt

Word Origin for lungi

C17: Hindi, from Persian
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