kangri

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Etymology[edit]

From Hindi [script?] (kaṇgri).

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Noun[edit]

kangri (plural kangris)

  1. A small wicker-covered clay pot containing hot coals, worn under clothing in Kashmir to warm the skin.
    • 2005, Salman Rushdie, Shalimar the Clown, Vintage 2006, page 54:
      Under the phiran her little kangri of hot coals sent long fingers of heat across her stomach.

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