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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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His deep maroon and navy shalwar kameezes were offset by a gold-buttoned jacket in the same hue.
Azwer paired her colourful scarves with shalwar kameezes trimmed with complementary colours.
With a long wait ahead, men wearing breezy shalwar kameezes stepped out from their cars to sit on the road's stone ledge and take in breathtaking views of mountains and cliffs.