roquelaure

noun

ro·​que·​laure ˌrō-kə-ˈlȯr How to pronounce roquelaure (audio)
ˌrä-
: a knee-length cloak worn especially in the 18th and 19th centuries

Word History

Etymology

French, from the Duc de Roquelaure †1738 French marshal

First Known Use

1709, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of roquelaure was in 1709

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“Roquelaure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roquelaure. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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