achkan

noun
ach·​kan | \ ˈäch-kən \
plural -s

Definition of achkan

: a three-quarter-length coat or tunic worn by men in India

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First Known Use of achkan

1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for achkan

Hindi ackan

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“Achkan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/achkan. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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