Definition for saree (2 of 2)
noun, plural sa·ris.
Origin of sari
Examples from the Web for saree
A huge cobra was tightly coiled round his right arm, while on the left hung the saree and the jewels.Bengal Dacoits and Tigers|Maharanee Sunity Devee
Her saree or dress was of silver gauze, and her dark hair floated almost to her feet.The Magic Bed|Hartwell James
Then, tying the antimony and saffron up in her saree, she said good-bye to the dog and cat and went on her way.Old Deccan Days|M. Frere
The saree is eight yards long, but of such soft thin texture that it makes no show upon the person.Greater Britain|Charles Wentworth Dilke
She never draws her saree coyly over her head, like other native women, when she meets a man.Concerning Animals and Other Matters|E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
British Dictionary definitions for saree
noun plural -ris or -rees
Word Origin for sari
Word Origin and History for saree
also saree, long, wrapping garment of silk or cotton worn by Hindu women, 1785, from Hindi sari, from Prakrit sadi, from Sanskrit sati "garment, petticoat."