Simple Definition of sari
: a long piece of cloth that is wrapped around the body and head or shoulder and worn by women in southern Asia
Full Definition of sari
: a garment of southern Asian women that consists of several yards of lightweight cloth draped so that one end forms a skirt and the other a head or shoulder covering
Variants of sari
Origin of sari
Hindi & Urdu sāṛī, from Sanskrit śāṭī strip of cloth
First Known Use: 1785
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