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noun as in loincloth

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All were garlanded with gold and crimson and orange flowers, while each wore about the hips a scarlet pareu.

Mr. Pottle's eyes fell on his own scarlet pareu and the brownish legs beneath it.

I made a tourniquet of a strip of my pareu and, with a small harpoon, 30 twisted it until the flow of blood was stopped.

Wrapped only in a gorgeous red pareu, I sat on the paepae of the chief's house, now become mine.

Nevertheless, as I smoked at ease in my pareu upon the paepae of my simple hosts I felt some misgivings rise in me.

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On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pareu, such as: dhoti, and lavalava.

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