lungi

noun
lun·gi
variants: or lungyi \ˈlu̇|ŋgē, |njē \ or less commonly longyi \ˈlä|, ˈlȯ| \
plural -s

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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History and Etymology for lungi

Hindi luṅgī, from Persian

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