kaftan

[ kaf-tan, -tuh n, kaf-tan ]
/ ˈkæf tæn, -tən, kæfˈtæn /

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for kaftan

kaftan

caftan

/ (ˈkæftæn, -ˌtɑːn) /

noun

a long coatlike garment, usually worn with a belt and made of rich fabric, worn in the East
an imitation of this, worn, esp by women, in the West, consisting of a loose dress with long wide sleeves

Word Origin for kaftan

C16: from Turkish qaftān
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