barong tagalog

noun, sometimes capitalized T barong ta·ga·log \-təˈgäləg\

Definition of barong tagalog



  1. :  a light loose long-sleeved man's shirt, the national dress shirt of the Philippines, that is frequently made of piña, ramie, or similar fiber, often embroidered on the collar and facing, and worn with the tails not tucked in

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Origin and Etymology of barong tagalog

Tagalog barò tagalog Tagalog shirt

First Known Use: 1924

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