choli

noun
cho·​li | \ ˈchōlē \
plural -s

Definition of choli

: a short-sleeved bodice with a very low neckline worn especially in India

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History and Etymology for choli

Hindi colī, from Sanskrit cola, coḍa, probably of Dravidian origin; akin to Tamil coli bark, Malayalam toli

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“Choli.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/choli. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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