seersucker

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Seersucker
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Etymology[edit]

From Hindi शीरशक्कर (śīrśakkar), from Persian شیر و شکر(shir-o shekar, milk and sugar), modified by folk etymology.

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seersucker (countable and uncountable, plural seersuckers)

  1. (textiles) A thin, all-cotton fabric, commonly striped, used to make clothing for summer wear.
  2. (countable) An article made from such fabric.

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