cotta

noun
cot·​ta | \ ˈkä-tə How to pronounce cotta (audio) \

Definition of cotta

: a waist-length surplice

First Known Use of cotta

1848, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cotta

Medieval Latin, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German kozza coarse mantle — more at coat

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“Cotta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cotta. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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