Caftan meaning

kăf'tăn', -tən, kăf-tăn'
A full-length garment with elbow-length or long sleeves, worn chiefly in eastern Mediterranean countries.
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A westernized version of this garment consisting of a loose, usually brightly colored waist-length or ankle-length tunic.
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A full-length garment with elbow-length or long sleeves, worn chiefly in eastern Mediterranean countries.
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A westernized version of this garment consisting of a loose, usually brightly colored waist-length or ankle-length tunic.
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A long-sleeved robe with a sash, worn in E Mediterranean countries.
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A long, loose dress, usually with wide sleeves, worn, esp. by women, in the West.
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Alternative spelling of kaftan.
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Origin of caftan

Russian kaftan from Ottoman Turkish qaftān (equivalent to Modern Turkish kaftan) from Old Turkic qaptan alteration of earlier qāp-tōn qāp sack tōn garment