manteau

noun
man·​teau | \man-ˈtō, ˈman-ˌ \

Definition of manteau 

: a loose cloak, coat, or robe

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Synonyms for manteau

Synonyms

cape, capote, cloak, frock, mantle

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Examples of manteau in a Sentence

Muslim women in loose black manteaus.

First Known Use of manteau

1671, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for manteau

French, from Old French mantel

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The first known use of manteau was in 1671

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