redingote

noun
red·in·gote | \ ˈre-diŋ-ˌgōt \

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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