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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Hindi
Origin: dugri 'heavy cotton cloth'

dungarees

noun
     
Related topics: Clothes
dun‧ga‧rees [plural]
1 British EnglishDCC loose trousers that have a square piece of cloth that covers your chest, and long thin pieces that fasten over your shoulders [= overalls American English]
2 American English old-fashionedDCC heavy cotton trousers used for working in [= jeans]

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