Abaya meaning

ə-bī'ə
A loose, usually black robe worn by Muslim women, especially in Arabic-speaking regions, covering the body from head to toe or the neck down and often worn with a headscarf and veil.
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A long, loose, often black, robelike outer garment worn outside the home by women in some Muslim countries.
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Synonym of aba.
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Origin of abaya

Colloquial Arabic ‘abāya from Arabic ‘abā’a variant of ‘abā’ aba