redingote

[ red-ing-goht ]
/ ˈrɛd ɪŋˌgoʊt /

noun

a dress or lightweight coat, usually belted, open along the entire front to reveal a dress or petticoat worn underneath it.
a coatdress with a contrasting gore in front.
a long, double-breasted overcoat worn by men in the 18th century.

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Origin of redingote

1825–35; <French <English riding coat
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British Dictionary definitions for redingote

redingote
/ (ˈrɛdɪŋˌɡəʊt) /

noun

a woman's coat with a close-fitting top and a full skirt
a man's or woman's full-skirted outer coat of the 18th and 19th centuries
a woman's light dress or coat of the 18th century, with an open-fronted skirt, revealing a decorative underskirt

Word Origin for redingote

C19: from French, from English riding coat
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