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A long loose tunic, typically of three-quarter length, usually worn with a salwar.

[Punjabi, Hindi, and Urdu qamīz, all ultimately from Portuguese camisa, shirt (influenced by Persian Arabic qamīṣ, shirt), from Late Latin camisia; see chemise.]
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npl -meez or -meezes
(Clothing & Fashion) a long tunic worn in the Indian subcontinent, often with shalwar
[Urdu kamis, from Arabic qamīs]
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Noun1.kameez - a long tunic worn by many people from the Indian subcontinent (usually with a salwar or churidars)
tunic - any of a variety of loose fitting cloaks extending to the hips or knees
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