culotte

noun cu·lotte \ ˈkü-ˌlät , ˈkyü- ; kü-ˈlät , kyü- \
Updated on: 1 Dec 2017

Definition of culotte

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

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Origin and Etymology of culotte

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


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