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 sā&rlowdot;ī from Prakrit sā&dlowdot;ī from Sanskrit śā&tlowdot;ī