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pareu

noun pa·reu \ˈpär-ā-(ˌ)ü\

Definition of pareu

  1. :  a wraparound skirt usually made from a rectangular piece of printed cloth and worn by men and women throughout Polynesia



Variants of pareu

or

pareo

play \ˈpär-ā-(ˌ)ü\

Origin and Etymology of pareu

Tahitian


First Known Use: 1860


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