salwar

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sal·war

 (säl′vär′) also shal·war (shäl′-)
n.
Loose pajamalike pants, typically having a drawstring waist and legs that narrow at the bottom, usually worn with a kameez.

[Punjabi salvār, Hindi śalvār, salvār, and Urdu šalvār, all from Persian šalvār, trousers, from Old Iranian *šaravāra- : *šara-, thigh + *vāra-, covering; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]
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Noun1.salwar - a pair of light loose trousers with a tight fit around the ankles; worn by women from the Indian subcontinent (usually with a kameez)
trouser, pant - (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately; "he had a sharp crease in his trousers"
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And again did I hear a resounding silence as a sea of bearded men dressed uniformly in white shalwar kameezes and green turbans looked at me like I had dropped in on a stripper pole yelling 'tada
His deep maroon and navy shalwar kameezes were offset by a gold-buttoned jacket in the same hue.
Azwer paired her colourful scarves with shalwar kameezes trimmed with complementary colours.