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kimono

[ kuh-moh-nuh, -noh ]
/ kəˈmoʊ nə, -noʊ /
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noun, plural ki·mo·nos.

a loose, wide-sleeved robe, fastened at the waist with a wide sash, characteristic of Japanese costume.
a woman's loose dressing gown.

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Origin of kimono

1885–90; <Japanese: clothing, garb, equivalent to ki wear + mono thing

OTHER WORDS FROM kimono

ki·mo·noed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for kimono

kimono
/ (kɪˈməʊnəʊ) /

noun plural -nos

a loose sashed ankle-length garment with wide sleeves, worn in Japan
any garment copied from this

Derived forms of kimono

kimonoed, adjective

Word Origin for kimono

C19: from Japanese: clothing, from kiru to wear + mono thing
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