cotta

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cot·ta

 (kŏt′ə)
n. pl. cot·tae (kŏt′ē) or cot·tas
A short surplice.

[Medieval Latin, of Germanic origin.]

cotta

(ˈkɒtə)
n
(Roman Catholic Church) RC Church a short form of surplice
[C19: from Italian: tunic, from Medieval Latin; see coat]

cot•ta

(ˈkɒt ə, ˈkɔ tə)

n., pl. -tas.
a short surplice, sleeveless or with short sleeves, worn esp. by choristers.
[1840–50; < Medieval Latin, variant of cota kind of tunic. See coat]
Translations

cotta

n (Eccl) → Chorhemd nt
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Neque enim Cottae, Laelii, Scipiones amplissimis de rebus, quoad Romanae litterae erunt, in ueterum libris disputabunt: Praetextatos uero, Flauianos, Albinos, Symmachos Eustathios, quorum splendor similis et non inferior uirtus est, eodem modo loqui aliquid licitum non erit.
Elita Majawa, 26, a care worker, off Cottae Farm Road, Keresley, whose child attends Whitmore Primary School, Halford Lane, Keresley.
Ichniotherium cottae (Pohlig, 1886) Haubold, 1971; "Eosuchia" and Araeoscelids: Dromopus lacertoides (Geinitz, 1863) Haubold, 1971; Dromopus didactylus (Moodie, 1930) Gand and Haubold, 1984; Therapsida or "Therosauria": Lunaepes ollierorum, Merifontichnus thalerius, Planipes brachydactylus Gand et al.