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da·shi·ki

 (də-shē′kē) also dai·shi·ki (dī-)
n. pl. da·shi·kis
A loose, brightly colored, patterned tunic worn especially in West Africa.

[Yoruba dàńṣíkí, from Hausa dán cíkí.]
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dashiki

(dɑːˈʃiːkɪ) ,

dasheki

or

daishiki

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a large loose-fitting buttonless upper garment worn esp by Black people in the US, Africa, and the Caribbean
[C20: of W African origin]
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da•shi•ki

(dəˈʃi ki, dɑ-)

also daishiki



n., pl. -kis.
a loose, often colorfully patterned pullover garment of African origin.
[1965–1970; < Yoruba dàńṣíkí < Hausa dán cíkí (with imploded d)]
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dashiki

A large, loose garment for the upper body, originally from Africa.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dashiki - a loose and brightly colored African shirt
shirt - a garment worn on the upper half of the body
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