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yukata

[ yoo-kah-tah ]
/ yʊˈkɑ tɑ /
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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
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