kikepa

noun
ki·​ke·​pa | \ kēˈkāpə \
plural -s

Definition of kikepa

: a tapa or sarong worn by Hawaiian women with the top under one arm and over the shoulder of the opposite arm

History and Etymology for kikepa

Hawaiian

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“Kikepa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kikepa. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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