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From Arabic [script needed] ‎(qabāya), colloquial pronunciation of [script needed] ‎(qbā'a), feminine of [script needed] ‎(qbā', tunic, gown).

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kebaya ‎(plural kebayas)

  1. A traditional blouse worn by women in Indonesia and Southeast Asia.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 6th Edition
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