chador(redirected from chuddars)
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A long, loose cloak worn over other garments by Muslim women, especially in Iran and South Asia, consisting of a semicircular piece of cloth draped over the hair and shoulders to cover the body while leaving the face uncovered or partially concealed.
[Persian čādor, from Middle Persian, of unknown origin.]
(Clothing & Fashion) a variant spelling of chuddar
or chad•ar(ˈtʃʌd ər)
a long, usu. black cloth or veil worn by Muslim women to cover the head and face.
[1605–15; < Hindi < Persian chaddar, chādur veil]
A loose robe of dark material worn by some Muslim women, covering the body from head to foot as well as most of the face.