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sarong

[ suh-rawng, -rong ]
/ səˈrɔŋ, -ˈrɒŋ /
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noun
a loose-fitting skirtlike garment formed by wrapping a strip of cloth around the lower part of the body, worn by both men and women in the Malay Archipelago and certain islands of the Pacific Ocean.
a cloth for such garments.
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Origin of sarong

First recorded in 1825–35, sarong is from the Malay word sarung, sarong
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British Dictionary definitions for sarong

sarong
/ (səˈrɒŋ) /

noun
a draped skirtlike garment worn by men and women in the Malay Archipelago, Sri Lanka, the Pacific islands, etc
a fashionable Western adaptation of this garment

Word Origin for sarong

C19: from Malay, literally: sheath
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