overgarment

noun
over·​gar·​ment | \ˈō-vər-ˌgär-mənt \

Definition of overgarment 

: an outer garment

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The collection features abayas, traditional loose-fitting overgarments; hijabs, the classic headscarves; and sleeveless dresses. Elizabeth Wellington, Philly.com, "Philly's Muslim fashionistas will spend this weekend at a pop-up shop just for them | Elizabeth Wellington," 10 May 2018

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First Known Use of overgarment

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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