plural noun

variants or less commonly bracae
: shapeless trousers of wool or skin tied at the waist and ankles by cords worn chiefly by the ancient Gauls

Word History


Latin bracae, plural of braca, from Gaulish brāca, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German bruoh pair of breeches

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“Braccae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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