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.