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cu·lotte(ko͞o-lŏt′, kyo͞o-, ko͞o′lŏt′, kyo͞o′-)
n. often culottes
A pair of pants that usually falls between the knees and the ankles and is cut to resemble a skirt.
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(Clothing & Fashion) women's flared trousers cut to look like a skirt
[C20: from French, literally: breeches, from cul bottom; see culet]
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(used with a pl. v.) women's trousers, usu. knee-length or calf-length, cut full to resemble a skirt.
[1835–45; < French: literally, breeches =cul rump + -ottes, pl. of -otte, feminine of -ot n. suffix. See culet]
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Women’s or girls’ pants cut with a wide flare to look like a skirt.
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culottes[kjuːˈlɒts] npl → jupe-culotte f
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