kebaya

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قَبَايَة (qabāya), colloquial pronunciation of قْبَاءَة (qbāʾa), feminine of قْبَاءْ (qbāʾ, tunic, gown).

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kebaya (plural kebayas)

  1. A traditional blouse worn by women in Indonesia and Southeast Asia.

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  • Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 6th Edition