Etymology
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burka (n.)

also burkha, burqa, etc., "head-to-toe garment worn in public by women in some Muslim countries," 1836, from Hindi, from Arabic burqa'.

updated on August 30, 2017

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Definitions of burka from WordNet

burka (n.)
a loose garment (usually with veiled holes for the eyes) worn by Muslim women especially in India and Pakistan;
Synonyms: burqa
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