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roquelaure

[rok-uh-lawr, -lohr, roh-kuh-; French rawkuh-lawr] /ˈrɒk əˌlɔr, -ˌloʊr, ˈroʊ kə-; French rɔkəˈlɔr/
noun, plural roquelaures
[rok-uh-lawrz, -lohrz; French rawkuh-lawr] /ˈrɒk əˌlɔrz, -ˌloʊrz; French rɔkəˈlɔr/ (Show IPA)
1.
a cloak reaching to the knees, worn by men during the 18th century.
Origin of roquelaure
1710-1720
First recorded in 1710-20; named after the Duc de Roquelaure (1656-1738), French marshal
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roquelaure

/ˈrɒkəˌlɔː/
noun
1.
a man's hooded knee-length cloak of the 18th and 19th centuries
Word Origin
C18: from French, named after the Duc de Roquelaure (1656–1738), French marshal
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