redingote

noun
red·​in·​gote | \ ˈre-diŋ-ˌgōt How to pronounce redingote (audio) \

Definition of redingote

: a fitted outer garment: such as
a : a double-breasted coat with wide flat cuffs and collar worn by men in the 18th century
b : a woman's lightweight coat open at the front
c : a dress with a front gore of contrasting material

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First Known Use of redingote

1793, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for redingote

French, modification of English riding coat

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“Redingote.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redingote. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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