dungaree [duŋ′gə rē′, duŋ′gə rē′]
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Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- a coarse cotton fabric; specif., blue denim
- work trousers or overalls made of this cloth
Origin: Hindi dungrī
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- A sturdy, often blue denim fabric.
- dungarees Trousers or overalls made of sturdy denim fabric.
Origin: Hindi duṁgrī.