choli

noun

cho·​li
ˈchōlē
plural -s
: a short-sleeved bodice with a very low neckline worn especially in India

Word History

Etymology

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 24 Feb. 2024.

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