Definition of plangi
: a technique of cloth decoration in which a woven fabric is bunched and bound before it is dyed — compare ikat
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Origin and Etymology of plangi
Malay kain pĕlangi bandanna cloth gaudily colored by tie dyeing, from kain cloth + pĕlangi striped in bright colors
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