A pair of pajamalike pants tapering to a tight fit at the calf and ankle and usually cut long so as to gather in folds at the lower leg, worn chiefly in South Asia.
[Hindi cūrīdār and Urdu čūrīdār : Hindi cūṛī and Urdu čūṛī, bangle, gather (in fabric), tuck (from Middle Indic cūḍā, cūḷā, topknot, swelling, protuberance, from Sanskrit cūḍā, protuberance, of unknown origin) + -dār, holder; see dher- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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