a short stiff skirt, usually pleated, made of white cotton or linen, worn by men in some parts of the Balkans.
Origin of fustanella
< Modern Greek phoustanélla,
diminutive of phoustáni
woman's dress < Italian fustagno fustian
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Examples from the Web for fustanella
Historical Examples of fustanella
He cannot work because he wears the fustanella, and it is said that he wears the fustanella in order to be unable to work.
The streets are narrow and irregular, the men mostly in European costume, with here and there a fustanella.
British Dictionary definitions for fustanella
a white knee-length pleated skirt worn by men in Greece and Albania
Word Origin for fustanella
C19: from Italian, from Modern Greek phoustani, probably from Italian fustagno fustian
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