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Variant of salwar.
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(Clothing & Fashion) a pair of loose-fitting trousers tapering to a narrow fit around the ankles, worn in the Indian subcontinent, often with a kameez
[from Urdu and Persian shalwār]
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|Noun||1.||shalwar - a pair of light loose trousers with a tight fit around the ankles; worn by women from the Indian subcontinent (usually with a kameez)|
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