lungi definition by Webster's New World
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in India, a) a long cloth used for loincloths, scarves, turbans, etc. b) a loincloth
Origin: Hindi and amp; Persian lungī
lungi definition by American Heritage Dictionary
or lun·gyi also lon·gyinoun pl. lun·gis or lun·gyis also lon·gyis
A cloth, often of brightly colored silk or cotton, that is used as a piece of clothing, especially the traditional skirtlike garment of India, Pakistan, and Myanmar (Burma).
Origin: Urdu lungī, from Persian, variant of lung.