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par·ka

 (pär′kə)
n.
1. A hooded outer garment worn in the Arctic, made from animal skin and constructed with the fur on the inside, originally designed as a pullover but now usually closing in front.
2. A coat or jacket with a hood and usually a warm lining for cold-weather wear.

[Alaskan Russian, pelt, ultimately of Nenets origin.]

parka

(ˈpɑːkə)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a warm hip-length weatherproof coat with a hood, originally worn by the Inuit. Also called: parkee
[C19: from Aleutian: skin]

par•ka

(ˈpɑr kə)

n., pl. -kas.
a hooded, usu. straight-cut coat or jacket made of materials that protect against very cold temperatures.
[1770–80; (< Aleut or Yupik) < dial. Russian párka, ultimately < Nenets (Samoyedic language of N European Russia)]

parka

A hooded jacket or coat with a warm lining, designed for cold weather.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parka - a kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term)parka - a kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term)
cagoule - lightweight parka; waterproof
jacket - a short coat
ski jacket, ski parka - a parka to be worn while skiing
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations
větrovka
anorak
anorakki
vjetrovka
アノラック
아노락
anorak
เสื้อกันหนาวมีหมวก
áo khoác chống thấm có mũ

parka

[ˈpɑːkə] Nchaquetón m acolchado con capucha, anorak m

parka

[ˈpɑːrkə] nparka mpark-and-ride [ˈpɑːrkənˈraɪd] nparcobus mpark bench nbanc m de parc

parka

nParka m

parka

[ˈpɑːkə] neskimo

parka

مِعْطَف جِلْديّ ذو قَلَنْسُوَة větrovka anorak Anorak άνορακ anorak anorakki anorak vjetrovka giacca a vento アノラック 아노락 anorak vindjakke kurtka z kapturem anoraque, jaqueta à prova d’água com capuz анорак anorak เสื้อกันหนาวมีหมวก anorak áo khoác chống thấm có mũ 带兜帽的夹克
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Carefully, slowly, through long minutes, he worked the bare hand inside his blankets, up under his fur parka, through the chest openings of his shirts, and into the slightly warm hollow of his left arm-pit.
And thou shalt hunt meat for me and Old Kinoos, and I shall cook thy food, and sew thee warm parkas and strong, and make thee moccasins after the way of my people, which is a better way than thy people's way.
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