lavalava

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lavalava (plural lavalavas)

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  1. An everyday item of clothing traditionally worn by Polynesians and other Oceanic peoples, consisting of a single rectangular cloth worn as a skirt, secured around the waist by an overhand knotting of the upper corners.
    • 1997, Michel Picard, Robert Everett Wood, Tourism, ethnicity, and the state in Asian and Pacific societies‎
      Some tourists buy Samoan identity merchandise as novelties, but most prefer sloganless items such as printed lavalavas.

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lavalava

  1. Alternative form of lava-lava