One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A long wide robe with a veil worn by some Muslim women outside the home, especially in central Asia.
1920s; earliest use found in The Daily Express. From Russian parandža, of uncertain origin. Perhaps from a Turkic language of central Asia from Ottoman Turkish ferāje (Turkish ferace) feridgi.
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