plural -s
: a technique of cloth decoration in which a woven fabric is bunched and bound before it is dyed compare ikat

Word History


Malay kain pĕlangi bandanna cloth gaudily colored by tie dyeing, from kain cloth + pĕlangi striped in bright colors

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“Plangi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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