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dhur·rie

 (dûr′ē)
n.
A cotton rug made in South Asia.

[Hindi darī, from Middle Indic *darita, split cane, mat, from variant of Sanskrit dalita-, past participle of dalati, he splits; see der- in Indo-European roots.]

dhur•rie

(ˈdɜr i)

n.
a thick, nonpile cotton rug of India.
[1875–80; < Hindi darī]
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