Sari Definition

särē
sarees, saris
noun
saris
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.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Sari

Noun

Singular:
sari
Plural:
saris

Origin of Sari

  • From Hindi साड़ी (sāṛī), via Prakrit from Sanskrit षाटी (ṣāṭī).

    From Wiktionary

  • Hindi sāṛī from Prakrit sāḍī from Sanskrit śāṭī

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

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