Churidar Definition

Pajamalike trousers tapering to a tight fit at the calf and ankle and usually cut long so as to gather in folds at the lower leg, worn chiefly in South Asia.
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Origin of Churidar

  • Hindi cūrīdār Urdu čūrīdār Hindi cūṛī Urdu čūṛī bangle, gather (in fabric), tuck (from Middle Indic cūḍā, cūḷā topknot, swelling, protuberance) (from Sanskrit cūḍā protuberance) (of unknown origin) -dār holder dher- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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