Meaning of mundu in English:


Pronunciation /ˈmʊnduː/


South Asian
  • In Kerala and other parts of southern India: a large piece of cloth worn wrapped around the waist and (when worn by men) frequently having the lower back edge pulled up between the legs and tucked into the waistband.


Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. From Malayalam muṇṭu.