Definition of abaya noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

abaya

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//əˈbeɪjə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈbaɪjə//
 
 
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a full-length piece of clothing worn over other clothes by Arab men or women Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from Arabic ‘abāya.