gibus

[ jahy-buh s ]
/ ˈdʒaɪ bəs /

noun, plural gi·bus·es.

Origin of gibus

First recorded in 1840–50; named after Gibus, 19th-century Frenchman, its inventor
Also called gibus hat.
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gibus

/ (ˈdʒaɪbəs) /

noun

another name for opera hat

Word Origin for gibus

C19: named after Gibus, 19th-century Frenchman who invented it
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