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sa·ri

also sa·ree  (sä′rē)
n. pl. sa·ris also sa·rees
An outer garment worn chiefly by women of South Asia, consisting of a length of lightweight cloth with one end wrapped about the waist to form a skirt and the other draped over the shoulder or covering the head.

[Hindi sāṛī, from Prakrit sāḍī, from Sanskrit śāṭī.]

sari

(ˈsɑːrɪ) or

saree

n, pl -ris or -rees
(Clothing & Fashion) the traditional dress of women of India, Pakistan, etc, consisting of a very long narrow piece of cloth elaborately swathed around the body
[C18: from Hindi sārī, from Sanskrit śātī]

sa•ri

or sa•ree

(ˈsɑr i)

n., pl. -ris or -rees.
a garment consisting of a long cloth wrapped around the body with one end draped over one shoulder or the head, worn by women chiefly in India.
[1570–80; < Hindi sāṛī < Skt śāṭī]

sari

An Indian or Pakistani women’s garment consisting of a length of cloth wrapped around the waist like a skirt then draped over the shoulder and sometimes the head.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sari - a dress worn primarily by Hindu womensari - a dress worn primarily by Hindu women; consists of several yards of light material that is draped around the body
dress, frock - a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
Translations
ساري: لباس الهِنْدِيّات القَوْمي
sárí
sari
szári
sarí
sari
sari
sárí
Hintli kadın giysisisari

sari

[ˈsɑːrɪ] Nsari m

sari

[ˈsɑːri] nsari m

sari

nSari m

sari

saree [ˈsɑːrɪ] nsari m inv

sari

(ˈsaːriː) noun
a garment worn by Hindu women, a long cloth wrapped round the waist and passed over the shoulder.
References in classic literature ?
My brother, Dacor the Strong One, had gone to the land of Sari to steal a mate for himself.
I hoped that the hunters would prove friendly and be able to direct me toward Sari.
The pink and gold sari shown on this page has a filigree, lattice-like ground with a dense, all-over pattern, whose relief-like characteristics make it look as if it has been embroidered.
The Whole 9 Yards also includes photographs illustrating the many steps that go into draping an Indian sari.
As a part of Diwali celebrations, Auckland Libraries are organizing "Sari wrapping workshop" and "Sari-wrapping demonstrations", where library staff will show how to wear a sari using models from the audience.
Camara's years of outstanding public and private service to the people of Guinea is essential to SARI's commitment to building the foundation of a lasting partnership between SARI and the Republic of Guinea.
She then said: "In a sari you expose your back and stomach, so you have to be thin.
We found bargains like Next shirts for just pounds 2, silk saris for pounds 30 and vintage dresses for pounds 3.
He flew out of Bahrain at around 11am on the same flight that carried the bodies of his father Abdulla Hassan Sari, 31, mother Sara, 25, and two-month-old brother Rashid home to be buried.
Ms Maseko, who had been cooking chicken in a pan of water, told the hearing Mrs Gopal ran into the living room, where she found the back of her sari alight.