pantalets

plural noun
pan·​ta·​lets | \ ˌpan-tə-ˈlets How to pronounce pantalets (audio) \
variants: or pantalettes

Definition of pantalets

: long drawers with a ruffle at the bottom of each leg worn especially by women and children in the first half of the 19th century

First Known Use of pantalets

1834, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pantalets

pantaloons

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“Pantalets.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pantalets. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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