Definition of terai in English:

terai

(also terai hat)

noun

  • A wide-brimmed felt hat, typically with a double crown, worn chiefly by travelers in subtropical regions.

Origin

Late 19th century: from Terai, the name of a belt of marshy jungle between the Himalayan foothills and plains, from Hindi tarāī marshy lowlands.

Pronunciation:

terai

/təˈrī/