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gibus

[ jahy-buhs ]
/ ˈdʒaɪ bəs /
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noun, plural gi·bus·es.
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Also called gibus hat .

Origin of gibus

First recorded in 1840–50; named after Gibus, 19th-century Frenchman, its inventor
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British Dictionary definitions for gibus

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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