Meaning of CAFTAN in English



Variant: also kaf · tan

Pronunciation: ' kaf-( ˌ )tan

Function: noun

Etymology: Russian & Turkish; Russian kaftan, from Turkish, from Persian qaft ā n

Date: 1591

: a usually cotton or silk ankle-length garment with long sleeves that is common throughout the Levant

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