dishdasha

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Arabic دشداشة (dišdāšä).

Noun[edit]

dishdasha (plural dishdashas)

  1. An ankle-length robe with long sleeves worn by some Arab men.
    • 2007 May 1, Joe Drape, “Bloodlines Worth Their Weight in Gold”, New York Times:
      Sheik Mohammed switched from a gold dishdasha to a black one, gave out one trophy after another, and indicated that the Dubai World Cup, the world’s richest race, was going to get richer because he intended to plump its $6 million purse to $10 million.

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