sittringee

noun
sit·​trin·​gee | \ sə̇‧ˈtrinjē \
plural -s

Definition of sittringee

India
: a carpet of striped or checkered cotton

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History and Etymology for sittringee

Persian shatranjī, literally, checkered, from shatranj, shatrang chessboard, chess, from Sanskrit caturaṅga, literally, four limbs, from catur four + aṅga limb

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“Sittringee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sittringee. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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