armitas

plural noun ar·mi·tas \ärˈmētəz\

Definition of armitas

  1. :  ankle-length divided leather aprons tying around waist and knees formerly worn by cowboys

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Origin and Etymology of armitas

Mexican Spanish, plural of armita, diminutive of Spanish arma weapon, from Latin, weapons — more at arm


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