Dishdāshah: (Persian: deshan: newly worn, synonyms: Ghandurah, Qandurah, dra’ah, Jalabah, jallabiya, Qaftan, Kandurah, mqta’, Thawb, or Tobe ) from the verb ‘to wear’, literally meaning ‘something that is newly worn’, loose, short or long sleeved, Qamis-like tunic that covers the body, with frontal neckline opening. Each Arab region has a different term for what is essentially a similar garment with various small differences.