nounpl. -·gas or -·gae
- in ancient Rome, a loose, one-piece outer garment worn in public by citizens
- a robe of office; characteristic gown of a profession
Origin of togaClassical Latin from tegere, to cover: see thatch
- A loose one-piece outer garment worn in public by male citizens in ancient Rome.
- A robe of office; a professional or ceremonial gown.
Origin of togaLatin; see (s)teg- in Indo-European roots.
- (dated) an older spelling of Tonga, used until the mid 1940s.