dishdasha

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dish·dash·a

 (dĭsh-däsh′ə)
n.
A loose, long-sleeved garment; a thobe.

[Colloquial Arabic dišdāša.]
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dishdasha

(ˈdɪʃˌdæʃə)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a white long-sleeved collarless garment worn by Muslim men in the Arabian peninsula
[Arabic]
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