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What is "Serwani" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 25-Feb-2024 (4 months, 20 days ago)
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Serwani
A coat like garment, worn by men close to the body, of knee-length, and opening in front with button-fastenings. Related to the achkan (q.v.); especially popular at the Hyderabad court and in Aligarh.

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