a 4 to 5 meter lenghth of cloth, usually white or cream with a narrow border. The dhoti is worn by men all over India in several draping styles. The North Indian dhoti is longer and is worn in the kaccha style, the south Indian dhoti is 4 meters and is worn folded in half and then wrapped kind of like a bathtowel around the waist.
A rectangular piece of cloth commonly worn by South Asian men. Dhotis are tied around the waist and cover the legs. The 'lungi' is also of similar design/purpose, but is typically reserved for informal use only.
The traditional Indian dress for the lower part of the body, consisting of a piece of unstitched cloth draped over the hips and legs. Worn in various ways in different parts of the country, alike by men and women.
The dhoti, called Laacha in Punjabi, mundu in Malayalam, dhuti in Bangla, vetti in Tamil, pancha in Telugu, dhotar in Marathi and panche in Kannada, is the traditional garment of men's wear in India. It is a rectangular piece of unstitched cloth, usually around 5 yards long, wrapped about the waist and the legs, and knotted at the waist.