1 of 2

noun (1)

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

white coat

2 of 2

noun (2)

: the finishing coat in plastering

Word History

First Known Use

Noun (1)

circa 1792, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of whitecoat was circa 1792

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“Whitecoat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whitecoat. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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