yukata

[ yoo-kah-tah ]
/ yʊˈkɑ tɑ /

noun, plural yu·ka·ta.

a Japanese dressing gown or lounging robe of soft, lightweight cotton.

Nearby words

  1. yugoslavia,
  2. yugoslavian,
  3. yuk,
  4. yukaghir,
  5. yukagir,
  6. yukawa,
  7. yukawa meson,
  8. yukawa, hideki,
  9. yukky,
  10. yukon

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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