[ yoo-kah-tah ]
/ yʊˈkɑ tɑ /
noun, plural yu·ka·ta.
a Japanese dressing gown or lounging robe of soft, lightweight cotton.
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Origin of yukata
1815–25; < Japanese: literally, a bathrobe, shortened form of yu-katabira, equivalent to yu hot water + kata side + -bira, combining form of hira (earlier fira, *pira) flat thing
Words nearby yukata
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Example sentences from the Web for yukata
One summer we went to a store selling cloth for a bathing cloth (yukata) which I wear in summer-time.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 1|Elizabeth Bisland