chuba

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Tibetan ཕྱུ་པ (phyu pa).

Noun[edit]

chuba (plural chubas)

  1. a long sheepskin coat made of thick wool, worn by Tibetans.
    • 2007 November 4, Shaila Dewan, “Emory's Little Tibet”, in New York Times[1]:
      DRESSED in a pale blue, floor-length chuba, Paige Wilson silently mouthed a paragraph-long greeting, in Tibetan, that she was about to deliver to the Dalai Lama.