culotte

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noun cu·lotte \ˈkü-ˌlät, ˈkyü-; kü-ˈlät, kyü-\

Definition of culotte

  1. :  a divided skirt; also :  a garment having a divided skirt —often used in plural

Origin and Etymology of culotte

French, breeches, from diminutive of cul backside — more at culet


First Known Use: 1911

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