chuddar or chud·der [chuhd-er] noun
chador or chad·ar, chad·dar, chud·dar [chuhd-er] noun
- the traditional garment of Muslim and Hindu women, consisting of a long, usually black or drab-colored cloth or veil that envelops the body from head to foot and covers all or part of the face.
Origin of chador 1605–15; Hindi Persian chaddar, chādur veil, sheet British Dictionary definitions for chuddar chuddar chudder, chuddah or chador noun
- a large shawl or veil worn by Muslim or Hindu women that covers them from head to foot
Word Origin for chuddar from Hindi caddar, from Persian chaddar chador noun
- a variant spelling of
Word Origin and History for chuddar chador n.
“cloth worn as a shawl by Muslim women,” from Persian chadar “tent, mantle, scarf, veil, sheet, table-cloth.”