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redingote

noun red·in·gote \ˈre-diŋ-ˌgōt\

Definition of REDINGOTE

:  a fitted outer garment: as
a :  a double-breasted coat with wide flat cuffs and collar worn by men in the 18th century
b :  a woman's lightweight coat open at the front
c :  a dress with a front gore of contrasting material

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Origin of REDINGOTE

French, modification of English riding coat
First Known Use: 1793

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