Parka definition

pärkə
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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.
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A hip-length pullover fur garment with a hood, worn in arctic regions.
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A hooded jacket, often with fleece or pile lining.
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A coat or jacket with a hood and usually a warm lining for cold-weather wear.
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A long jacket with a hood which protects the wearer against rain and wind.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
parka
Plural:
parkas

Origin of parka

  • Alaskan Russian pelt ultimately of Nenets origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Via Aleut parka from Russian парка (párka).

    From Wiktionary