Salwar meaning

shäl-
Loose pajamalike trousers, typically having a drawstring waist and legs that narrow at the bottom, worn chiefly in South Asia.
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Origin of salwar

  • Punjabi salvār Hindi śalvār, salvār and Urdu šalvār all from Persian šalvār trousers from Old Iranian šaravāra- šara- thigh vāra- covering wer-4 in Indo-European roots

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