lungyi\ˈlu̇|ŋgē, |njē\ less commonly
Definition of lungi
1 : a usually cotton cloth used especially in India, Pakistan, and Burma for articles of clothing (as sarongs, skirts, and turbans)
2 : a piece of cotton cloth usually 21⁄2 yards long that is folded about the body and tied at the waist and that is worn especially in India
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Origin and Etymology of lungi
Hindi luṅgī, from Persian
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