gigot

noun
gi·​got | \ˈji-gət, zhē-ˈgō \
plural gigots\ˈji-​gəts, zhē-​ˈgō(z) \

Definition of gigot 

1 : a leg of meat (such as lamb) especially when cooked

2 : a leg-of-mutton sleeve

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Likewise, an archival Christopher John Rogers bustier paired with a satin gigot sleeve dress on Jimmy Kimmel Live brought luxurious flair to the program. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "How Tessa Thompson Found Her Power Color on the Creed II Tour," 30 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of gigot

1526, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for gigot

Middle French, diminutive of gigue fiddle; from its shape — more at jig

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