soutane

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noun sou·tane \sü-ˈtän, -ˈtan\

Definition of soutane

  1. :  cassock

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Origin and Etymology of soutane

French, from Italian sottana, literally, undergarment, from feminine of sottano being underneath, from Medieval Latin subtanus, from Latin subtus underneath — more at sous

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