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 (säl′vär′) also shal·war (shäl′-)
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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Nazarat Ali said, the condition of the kitchens of the raided hotels and bakeries was too untidy, insects were roaming about freely, water was accumulated on floors and even the dirty dresses specially Shalwars of the cooks and waiters were found hung there.
Students of Baloch Council presented "Tritin" wearing long shalwars and Balouchi turban as their cultural dress.
A dominant feature in global fashion trends last year, Ather Hafeez and Syed Rizwanullah introduced elements of this trend in their shalwars in November 2009.