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chador

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noun cha·dor \ˈchə-dər, ˈchä-\

Definition of chador

  1. :  a large cloth worn as a combination head covering, veil, and shawl usually by Muslim women especially in Iran



Origin of chador

Hindi, Urdu, & Persian; Hindi caddar, cādar & Urdu chaddar, from Persian chaddar, chādar


First Known Use: 1525


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