parka

noun par·ka \ ˈpär-kə \
Updated on: 7 Nov 2017

Definition of parka

1 :a hooded fur pullover garment for arctic wear
2 :a usually lined fabric outerwear pullover or jacket

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Origin and Etymology of parka

Aleut, from Russian dialect, ultimately from Nenets (Samoyedic language of northern Russia)


PARKA Defined for English Language Learners

parka

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Definition of parka for English Language Learners

  • : a very warm jacket with a hood


PARKA Defined for Kids

parka

noun par·ka \ ˈpär-kə \

Definition of parka for Students

:a warm windproof jacket with a hood

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