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soutane

soutane

noun sou·tane \sü-ˈtän, -ˈtan\

Definition of SOUTANE

:  cassock

Origin of SOUTANE

French, from Italian sottana, literally, undergarment, from feminine of sottano being underneath, from Medieval Latin subtanus, from Latin subtus underneath — more at sous
First Known Use: 1838

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