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CAFTAN

 Dictionary entry overview: What does caftan mean? 

CAFTAN (noun)
  The noun CAFTAN has 2 senses:

1. a woman's dress style that imitates the caftan cloaks worn by men in the Near East
2. a (cotton or silk) cloak with full sleeves and sash reaching down to the ankles; worn by men in the Levant

  Familiarity information: CAFTAN used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CAFTAN (noun)


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Meaning:

A woman's dress style that imitates the caftan cloaks worn by men in the Near East

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

caftan; kaftan

Hypernyms ("caftan" is a kind of...):

dress; frock (a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice)


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Meaning:

A (cotton or silk) cloak with full sleeves and sash reaching down to the ankles; worn by men in the Levant

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

caftan; kaftan

Hypernyms ("caftan" is a kind of...):

cloak (a loose outer garment)


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