fustanella

noun
fus·​ta·​nel·​la | \ ˌfəstəˈnelə, ˌfüs- \
plural -s

Definition of fustanella

: a short full skirt of stiff white linen or cotton worn by men (as the evzones) in some Balkan countries

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History and Etymology for fustanella

Italian, from New Greek phoustanella, diminutive of phoustani woman's dress, from Italian fustagno fustian, from Medieval Latin fustaneum

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“Fustanella.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fustanella. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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