the principal outer garment of a woman of India, Pakistan, etc., consisting of a long piece of cloth worn wrapped around the body with one end forming an ankle-length skirt and the other end draped across the bosom, over one shoulder, and, sometimes, over the head
Origin of sariHindi s?r? ; from Sanskrit ????
nounpl. sa·ris also sa·rees
An outer garment worn chiefly by women of South Asia, consisting of a length of lightweight cloth with one end wrapped about the waist to form a skirt and the other draped over the shoulder or covering the head.
Origin of sariHindi sa&rlowdot;&imacron;, from Prakrit sa&dlowdot;&imacron;, from Sanskrit śa&tlowdot;&imacron;.