roquelaure

noun
ro·​que·​laure | \ ˌrō-kə-ˈlȯr How to pronounce roquelaure (audio) , ˌrä- \

Definition of roquelaure

: a knee-length cloak worn especially in the 18th and 19th centuries

First Known Use of roquelaure

1709, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for roquelaure

French, from the Duc de Roquelaure †1738 French marshal

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“Roquelaure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roquelaure. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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