“Burkini” refers to a bathing suit designed to cover the entire body and head

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The above graphic details what constitutes a “burkini.” The term was coined as a combination of the word “bikini” and the word “burqa,” which is an Islamic item of clothing designed to cover a woman’s entire body and head while leaving a small mesh piece in front of the face through which the woman can see. 

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The above graphic details what constitutes a “burkini.” The term was coined as a combination of the word “bikini” and the word “burqa,” which is an Islamic item of clothing designed to cover a woman’s entire body and head while leaving a small mesh piece in front of the face through which the woman can see.