culottes

[ koo-lots, kyoo- ]
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noun(used with a plural verb)
  1. Sometimes culotte . women's pants, usually knee-length or calf-length, cut full to resemble a skirt.

Origin of culottes

1
First recorded in 1835–45; from French: literally, “breeches,” equivalent to cul “rump” + -ottes, plural of -otte, feminine of -ot noun suffix. See culet

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British Dictionary definitions for culottes

culottes

/ (kjuːˈlɒts) /


pl n
  1. women's flared trousers cut to look like a skirt

Origin of culottes

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C20: from French, literally: breeches, from cul bottom; see culet

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