noun \ˈsär-ē\

: 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

sa·ri also sa·ree \ˈsär-ē\

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Origin of SARI

Hindi & Urdu sāṛī, from Sanskrit śāṭī strip of cloth
First Known Use: 1785

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