parka

[ pahr-kuh ]
/ ˈpɑr kə /

noun

a fur coat, shirtlike and hooded, for wear in the arctic and other regions of extreme cold.
a hip-length jacket or overshirt with an attached hood, often of wool or of a windproof, water-repellent material lined or trimmed with wool, used by skiers, hunters, the military, etc.
any coat or jacket with a hood, as a hooded raincoat or windbreaker.

Origin of parka

1770–80; (< Aleut or Yupik) < dialectal Russian párka (< Komi) < Nenets
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parka

/ (ˈpɑːkə) /

noun

a warm hip-length weatherproof coat with a hood, originally worn by the Inuit

Word Origin for parka

C19: from Aleutian: skin
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