noun (1)

Definition of whitecoat

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a very young hair seal and especially a harp seal
2 : the soft pliable white woolly skin of the whitecoat

white coat

noun (2)

Definition of white coat (Entry 2 of 2)

: the finishing coat in plastering

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First Known Use of whitecoat

Noun (1)

circa 1792, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Whitecoat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whitecoat. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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