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da·shi·ki(də-shē′kē) also dai·shi·ki (dī-)
n. pl. da·shi·kis
A loose, brightly colored, patterned tunic worn especially in West Africa.
[Yoruba dàńṣíkí, from Hausa dán cíkí.]
(Clothing & Fashion) a large loose-fitting buttonless upper garment worn esp by Black people in the US, Africa, and the Caribbean
[C20: of W African origin]
da•shi•ki(dəˈʃi ki, dɑ-)
n., pl. -kis.
a loose, often colorfully patterned pullover garment of African origin.
[1965–1970; < Yoruba dàńṣíkí < Hausa dán cíkí (with imploded d)]
A large, loose garment for the upper body, originally from Africa.